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Price-support program on basic commodities

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

Price-support program on basic commodities

H.R. 12, a bill to amend the Agricultural act of 1949, as amended, with respect to price supports for basic commodities.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture and state -- United States.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: 84th Cong., 1st sess. Committee print.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1753 1955b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 10 p.
      Number of Pages10
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6192871M
      LC Control Number55061144
      OCLC/WorldCa3341569

      HISTORY OF CROP INSURANCE. In the s, a group of tobacco farmers in Connecticut formed the first organized Crop Insurance company, offering protection against losses from coverage was offered by private companies for the next 50 years. In , the dust storms a year of record-breaking heat, the dusty soil from plowed fields drifted and . Surplus commodities have been sold whenever practical, donated to needy people in the United States, and donated, bartered, and sold in foreign countries. In the fiscal year, U.S. farm exports were up 10 percent over those of the previous year. Yet surpluses of basic farm commodities continue to increase.


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Congress. House. Committee on. In economics, a price support may be either a subsidy or a price control, both with the intended effect of keeping the market price of a good higher than the competitive equilibrium level.

In the case of a price control, a price support is the minimum legal price a seller may charge, typically placed above equilibrium. It is the support of certain price levels at or above market values by. designated as basic commodities in the original legislation.

On April 7,the Jones-Connally Act expanded this list to rye, flax, barley, grain sorghum, peanuts, and cattle. Cattle producers opposed inclusion of cattle among the list of basic commodities in the.

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The Agricultural Act of (P.L. ) is a United States federal law that, among other provisions, authorized a Commodity Credit Corporation reserve for foreign and domestic relief. The Act established a flexible price support for basic commodities (excluding tobacco) at % of parity and authorized a Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) reserve for foreign and Enacted by: the 83rd United States Congress.

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A reinstalled Dairy Price Support Program would first affect markets by inflating the wholesale prices of dairy commodities, in particular butter, nonfat dry milk and cheddar cheese (but not dry or any other kind of whey product). The AAA had established "support" prices for six basic commodities—grains, cotton and tobacco—relative to the "parity," or the price of the commodity relative to the general price level in the period.

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