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Economic Trends in US Agriculture and Food Systems since World War II

By: Hallberg

192 pages, Illus

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #118794 | ISBN: 0813828457
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This text will serve not only as an invaluable resource for students of agriculture; it will also prove a worthwhile read for historians. This text details past and potential changes in: farm size, farm income/wealth and prime variability.


Contents

Preface ; Introduction; Agriculture's Impact in the National Economy and Political Climate; Farm Number and Size; Farm Family Income and Wealth; Farm Ownership, Tenancy, and Type; Resource Use in Agriculture; Farm Assets and Debt; Prices: Received, Paid, and Variability; Agricultural Productivity and its Implications for Farmers; Agricultural Exports and Imports; Total and Government Stocks of Agricultural Commodities; Government Support for Farmers; Agricultural Cooperatives; Domestic Consumption of Food Products and Food Marketing Costs; Food Processing Industries, Wholesaling, and Retailing; Summary; Appendices

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