Marketing Assistance Programs
Marketing assistance programs assist farmers, agribusinesses, and state agriculture departments by increasing commodity production through financial assistance, research and promotion, and market stabilization.
- Peanut Program
- Federal State Marketing Improvement Program
- Fruit and Vegetable Marketing Order Programs
- Milk Marketing Order Program
- Commodity Research and Promotion Programs
Direct marketing plays a role in rural development by encouraging a climate of entrepreneurship and innovation, attracting agricultural tourists, and promoting alternative forms of agriculture.