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Julian Alston, PhD
UC - Davis
Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at University of California – DavisGet more info
Articles By Julian
Can We Blame Obesity on Farm Subsidies?
Obesity rates in the United States, along with many other countries, have rapidly increased. The simple reason for this is...
On the Farm:
“Elimination of farm subsidies will reduce obesity and associated health problems.”
Many advocates argue that U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policies that establish farm prices for crops, provide subsidies...
On the Farm