U.S. farmers" views on agricultural and food policy
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Published by University of Illinois, Cooperative Extension in [Urbana, IL .
Written in English



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  • United States.


  • Agriculture and state -- Middle West.,
  • Agricultural price supports -- Middle West.,
  • Agricultural credit -- Middle West.,
  • Tariff on farm produce -- United States.

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Other titlesUS farmer"s views on agricultural and food policy.
StatementHarold D. Guither ... [et al.] and contributing authors from participating states.
SeriesNorth central regional extension publication ;, 227, North central regional research publication ;, 300
ContributionsGuither, Harold D.
LC ClassificationsS26 .N67 no. 227, HD1773.A3 .N67 no. 227
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2666259M
LC Control Number85620885

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