Outlook for Farm Financial Conditions
Blank, Steven C
USDA forecasts lower total farm income for 2002 and, for the first time, negative average farm income per farm operator household. Ironically, non-farm income and demand for land are supporting farmers in regions where crop diversification is not readily possible. California is performing better.
income, wealth, farm, non-farm, government support, globalization, risk, profitability
Blank, Steven C. "Outlook for Farm Financial Conditions."
ARE Update 5(4)(2002):5-6. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.