HW1 - NTR100-HW#1 25 pts Name_Josh Manski ID_1001356112...

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NTR100-HW #1 Name ____Josh Manski 25 pts. ID# _____1001356112 Read the New York Times article, Amber Fields of Bland , by Dan Barber, January 14, 2007. A copy of the article is in Course Documents. Answer the following questions about the article, and be concise. Answers must be typed. 10 pts. What does the farm bill cover? The farm bill outlines requirements and standards on trade, marketing, agricultural research, environmental issues, farming, production, and prices. What types of farms have always been favored? What crops get the most subsidies? Why is that a problem? Large farms that have fast massive output have always been favored. These farms can produce goods in mass and for a cheaper price. Corn, rice, soybeans and wheat are the crops that get the most profit due to different factors. Seventy percent of crops are these crops. This creates a problem though. There is no incentive to produce other crops. There is no variety in the market therefore. Small farms also cannot compete because their crop yield will never match those of
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2010 for the course NUT 100 taught by Professor Beezhold during the Spring '10 term at Arizona.

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HW1 - NTR100-HW#1 25 pts Name_Josh Manski ID_1001356112...

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