Protection for Peanuts: Supply, Demand, and Agricultural Support Policies

hands holding a pile of peanuts

Agriculture is big business in the United States. From 1941 to 2014, peanuts were included in U.S. farm bills as an agricultural commodity. This lesson on the economics of the peanut industry—using interactive activities, primary source analysis, and graphing—is a great tool for economics, history, and government teachers.

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