4 edition of An introduction to farm commodity programs found in the catalog.
An introduction to farm commodity programs
Geoffrey S. Becker
by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
|Other titles||CRS report for Congress.|
|Statement||Geoffrey S. Becker.|
|Series||Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1997, 96-782 ENR.|
|Contributions||Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.|
|The Physical Object|
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