Agricultural policy focuses on the goals and methods of agricultural production. At the policy level, common goals of agriculture include:
- Economic stability
- Environmental sustainability
- Food quality: Ensuring that the food supply is of a consistent and known quality.
- Food safety: Ensuring that the food supply is free of contamination.
- Food security: Ensuring that the food supply meets the population's needs.
- Poverty reduction
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