Ag Policy, Lecture 3 Knutson, Chapter 1. Today U.S. Agriculture Government Spending Policy Forces of Change. Setting the Stage. How much does agriculture matter to the U.S. economy? How big a player is U.S. agriculture in the world? How much money does the U.S. spend on agriculture?.
Human Resources includes: health, medicare, social security, etc.
Physical Resources includes: transportation, community and regional development, etc.
Source: Budget of the U.S. Government
$782 Billion Total
Does not include funding for discretionary programs which is provided through annual appropriations.
Based on CBO’s March 2002 Baseline.