Farm bill, food aid and the U.S. shipping sector

Bennett, David
November 2013
Delta Farm Press;11/22/2013, Vol. 70 Issue 46, p6
The article focuses on agricultural law reforms in the U.S. and opposition to major revisions to U.S. agricultural policy. It states that reforms would shift funds to different accounts including the U.S. Agency for International Development's International Disaster Assistance Account and Development Assistance Account which would drop the flag vessel requirement. It mentions the U.S. Merchant Marines and American Maritime Congress oppose the reforms due to the potential for job loss.


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