Policy options and consequences for the 1990 farm bill
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Published by Agricultural & Food Policy Center, Texas Agricultural Extension Service, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Texas A&M University System in College Station, Tex .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Agriculture and state -- United States.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementeditors, Ed Smith, Ron Knutson, Barry Flinchbaugh.
ContributionsSmith, E. G., Knutson, Ronald D., Flinchbaugh, B. L.
LC ClassificationsHD1761 .P53 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p. :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1990970M
LC Control Number90624052

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