Federal farm program, farm policy, crop payments
The growing dependence of the state and local economy and the farm sector on Federal farm program payments is highlighted in this South Dakota case study. The concentration and distribution of farm program payments to recipients at the county, regional and state level from 1996 - 2001 is examined. Reasons for and implications of growing inequality of farm program payments are discussed.
Department of Economics, South Dakota State University
Number of Pages
Janssen, Larry and Hamda, Yonas, "Federal Farm Program Payments (1990-2001): An Analysis of Changing Dependency and The Distribution of Farm Payments in South Dakota" (2005). Economics Staff Paper Series. 178.