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In reaction to falling grain prices and the widespread economic turmoil of the Dust Bowl (1931–39) and Great Depression (October 1929–33), three bills led the United States into permanent price subsidies for farmers: the 1922 Grain Futures Act, the June 1929 Agricultural Marketing Act, and finally the 1933 Agricultural ... Agricultural policy of the United States - Wikipedia
President Donald Trump remains in U.S. farmers’ good graces, according to the latest Farm Journal Pulse survey, despite an ongoing trade war with China and a 2019 average net-farm income that is projected to be less than half of what it was in 2013. The Pulse survey sent via text to approximately 5,000 farmers on Monday asks, “Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president?” Of the 1,129 farmers who responded to the survey, 50% say they strongly approve while another 24% say they somewhat approve.