WPI Spotlight

  • August 24, 2017
    During his presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump often characterized the 23-year-old North American Free... NAFTA Renegotiation Begins
  • June 20, 2017
    Farmers in India want the Swaminathan Report recommendations implemented, including the suggestion that Minimum... Loan Waivers and MSP Issues in India

News

A Question of Subsidies

There have been conflicting articles in the media about whether Brazil’s soybean sector has asked the government there to file a WTO complaint against U.S. soybean subsidies.

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RFS Volume Obligations

The battle over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), now going into its 10th year, is as hot as ever with both sides weighing in heavily before the end of this month when the U.S. EPA will issue the final rule on the required volume obligations (RVOs) for years 2014-2016.

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2-4 December

Dave Juday and David Gregg are presenting at the SUSTA meeting in Ashville, NC

17-18 November

Gary Blumenthal and David Gregg are attending USAEDC in Baltimore, MD

28-29 October

Gary Blumenthal is attending the Industry Outlook and Data Users meeting in Chicago, IL

Domestic Agricultural Policies and the National Economy

The philosopher George Santayana's observation that "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" can be applied to the causes and effects of certain national domestic agricultural policies. The political influence of agricultural producers has led some governments to adopt farm policies designed to support their incomes.

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WPI Spotlight

  • August 24, 2017
    During his presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump often characterized the 23-year-old North American Free... NAFTA Renegotiation Begins
  • June 20, 2017
    Farmers in India want the Swaminathan Report recommendations implemented, including the suggestion that Minimum... Loan Waivers and MSP Issues in India