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Tobacco

This page contains various documents and websites pertaining to the Tobacco Transition Payment Program (commmonly referred to as the "Tobacco Buyout") that was passed in 2004.

 

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After the Tobacco Buyout

USDA/Farm Service Agency - Tobacco Website (website)

 

The 2007 Farm Bill: Policy Options and Consequences (website)

Kelly Tiller, Univ. of Tennessee; Will Snell, Univ. of Kentucky; A. Blake Brown, North Carolina State Univ. 

 

The Buyout:Short-run Observations and Implications for Kentucky's Tobacco Industry, May 2005 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Tobacco Quota Buyout Agent Training, December 2004 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Tobacco Quota Buyout Proposals in the 108th Congress, November 2004 (Adobe pdf)

Jasper Womach, Congressional Research Service

 

Tobacco Quota Buyout, November 2004 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Tobacco Quota Buyout:Implications for Kentucky's Tobacco Economy, October 2004 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Tobacco Quota Buyout, October 2004 (Adobe pdf)

Jasper Womach, Congressional Research Service

 

Quota Owner and Grower Buyout Payments by Kentucky County, October 2004 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Tobacco Buyout Means Changes for Kentucky Agriculture, October 2004 (website)

Laura Skillman, University of Kentucky

 

Tobacco Quota Buyout: Questions and Answers, October 2004 (Adobe pdf)

Kelly Tiller (Univ. of Tennessee), Will Snell (Univ. of Kentucky), Blake Brown (North Carolina State Univ.)

 

Tobacco Quota Buyout Provisions, October 2004 (Adobe pdf)

Kelly Tiller (Univ. of Tennessee), Will Snell (Univ. of Kentucky), Blake Brown (North Carolina State Univ.)

 

Before the Tobacco Buyout

Tobacco Quota Buyout Summaries: McConnell (Senate) Bill vs. Fletcher-Etheridge-McIntyre-Goode (House) Bill, September 2003 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Tobacco Quota Buyout Summaries, July 2003 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Policy Issues Surrounding Tobacco Quota Buyout Legislation, June 2003 (Adobe pdf)

Blake Brown (NC State) and Will Snell (Univ of Kentucky)

 

Tobacco Quota Buyout Summaries, October 2002 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Is There a Tobacco Quota Buyout in the Future, August 2002 (website)

Tom Capehart, Economic Research Service

 

Overview of the Tobacco Program and Policy Issues, May 2001 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Summary of the President's Tobacco Commission Report, May 2001

Will Snell and Daniel Green, University of Kentucky

 

Tobacco Policy Update, April 2001 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Policy Issues and Options Surrounding a Buyout of U.S. Tobacco Quotas, December 2000 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell and Daniel Green, University of Kentucky

 

Testimony Before the President's Commission on Improving Economic Opportunity in Communities Dependent on Tobacco Production While Protecting Public Health, November 2000 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

Testimony Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Risk Management, Research and Specialty Crops, May 1999 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky

 

The Changing Political Environment For Tobacco-Implications for Southern Tobacco Farmers, Rural Economies, Taxpayers and Consumers, February 1999 (Adobe pdf)

Blake Brown (NC State), Will Snell (Univ. of Kentucky), Kelly Tiller (Univ. of Tennessee)

 

The U.S. Tobacco Program: How It Works and Who Pays For It, September 1996 (Adobe pdf)

Will Snell, University of Kentucky