IATP has been advocating for fair and sustainable agriculture programs for more than 30 years. Our Farm Bill Portal documents the key issues in past Farm Bills, up to current controversies and priorities. our research, analysis and advocacy focuses on reforming Farm Bill programs, incentives for sustainable agriculture, excessive corporate concentration and market power, strong regulations of agricultural biotechnology and nanotechnology, food safety protections and financial markets. We are firmly committed to addressing agriculture's contribution to climate change while advocating for solutions that reduce emissions, increase resilience and support family farmers.
A new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) finds that in 2020, in the 12 Midwest states, over $56 million in federal conservation dollars were spent on industrial agricultural practices.
Wheat futures prices reached near historic highs recently, increasing by 50% in the globally price influential Chicago futures market since the Russian military began its invasion of Ukraine on February 24.