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The Pending 2008 U.S. Farm Bill in Perspective
(Virginia Tech, 2008-01)
This paper examines the issues facing U.S. farm policy in 2007 and beyond in an historical context. Reforms of the main commodity programs along a cash-out and decoupling path peaked when prices were high in 1995-96. Recent ...
Technical Barriers Affecting Agricultural Exports from China: The Case of Fresh Apples
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2007-12)
This report addresses technical barriers that limit the agricultural trade of China in the case of phytosanitary barriers to fresh apple exports. Apple production in China has increased substantially in recent years and ...
The Challenge Of Increasing Global Trade: How To Address Linkages And Barriers
(Virginia Tech, 2008-02-22)
Two specific cases of trade regulation are examined in this presentation. In the case of avocados from Mexico, the U.S. market has been opened following more than a decade of related rule making. Substantial imports now ...
A Review of Literature on the Economics of Invasive Species
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2009-09)
There is increased demand within the regulatory processes of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a higher level of analysis that integrates pest risks with economic considerations. This paper reviews the ...
Farm Policy Reform in the United States: Past Progress and Future Evolution
(Virginia Tech, 2007-10-29)
This chapter examines the issues facing U.S. farm policy in 2007 and beyond in an historical context. Reforms of the main commodity programs along a cash-out and decoupling path peaked when prices were high in 1995-96. ...