New Deal Agency
Agricultural Adjustment Administration
Critics admitted and verified
"The AAA and related laws helped revive hope in farm communities."
"Only seven of the hundreds or thousands of different crops grown by farmers are eligible for payments."
What do we do?
Farmers were given benefit payments in return for limiting acreage given to staple crops. In 1934-1935, coercive taxes forced cotton and tobacco farmers to cut the amounts of product that they marketed.