ARE’s Barry Goodwin and John Beghin participated in a panel discussing the 2018 Farm Bill at the American Enterprise Institute on May 3d. The panel was led by Prof Vince Smith of Montana State University who leads a large farm policy program at the AEI, and with the participation of Prof Dan Sumner of UC Davis. Barry reviewed so-called title I farm policies providing subsidies in various forms to farmers; Beghin described the sugar program and its costly impact on consumers and users of sugar. The panel had Q&As following the presentations. For more information, watch the C-Span recording of the panel.
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