Provides background on USDA sugar program, which provides a price guarantee to processors and producers of sugarcane and sugar beets; and summarizes pro/con arguments for renewal of the sugar program in context of the omnibus 2012 farm bill. Covers legislative activity in the 112th and 113th Congresses to reauthorize and amend the program. Outlines CBO cost estimates, and reviews sugar market price issues.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Sugar Program Proposals for the Next Farm Bill