Agricultural Price and Income Policies. Agricultural price and income policies are designed to respond to farm problems in the United States. Farm Problems. Overcapacity Instability of Farm Prices Poverty. Price and Income Stabilizing Programs. Two-Price Plans
Agricultural price and income policies are designed to respond to farm problems in the United States.
Price set by government for selected commodities. This price is achieved by supplementing the market price with a deficiency payment.
The price per unit (bushel, bale, pound, etc.) at which the government will provide loans to farmers to enable them to hold their crops for later sales.
An amount of money equal to support price times the quantity offered as collateral lent by the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC).