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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


Goodlatte-Scott vs. the Dairy Security Act: Shared Potential, Shared Concerns and Open Questions

This paper reports our analysis, to-date, of expected short-term impacts of two major dairy safety net policy proposals popularly referred to as the Dairy Security Act (DSA) and the Goodlatte-Scott Amendment (G-S). Our results suggest that both DSA and G-S are very effective in providing catastrophic risk insurance and revenue enhancement for farms with stable and moderately growing milk marketings.

Publication type: 
Policy brief
Date published: 
Monday, April 15, 2013