The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. June 20, 2012.
The paper urges the 112th U.S. Congress to modernize the current U.S. agriculture, nutrition, and food sector to be more efficient and cost-effective, and provide more than $31 billion in deficit reduction over the next decade. It also offers recommendations on how Congress can protect the farm and nutrition safety net for the American families and enhance the U.S. agriculture’s global competitiveness while reducing agriculture’s cost to American taxpayers. [Note: contains copyrighted material].