Economic Brief

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2017-04-01
14:51
Nearly 4 million veterans reside in rural (nonmetropolitan) America. They are a rapidly aging and increasingly diverse group of men and women who still comprise over 10 p [...]
2013-11 | Report |

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2017-04-01
15:12
Rural America at a Glance, 2013 Edition highlights the most recent indicators of social and economic conditions in rural areas. This year's edition focuses on the U.S. ru [...]
2013-11 | Report |

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2017-04-01
11:35
Beginning farmers and ranchers have some unique characteristics, including more education and more off-farm jobs, compared with established farmers and ranchers.
2013-01 | Report |

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2017-04-01
08:48
Rural America At A Glance, 2012 Edition highlights the most recent indicators of social and economic conditions in rural areas for use in developing policies and programs [...]
2012-12 | Report |

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2017-04-01
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2017-04-01
09:06
Over the past few decades, conservation programs have provided incentives to farmers to make production decisions that place a priority on environmental improvements in a [...]
2012-02 | Report |

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2017-04-01
14:19
• By 2050, global agricultural demand is projected to grow by 70-100 percent due to population growth, energy demands, and higher incomes in developing countries. Meeti [...]
2011-07 | Report |

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2017-04-01
14:39
Biogas recovery systems collect methane from manure and burn it to generate electricity or heat. Burning methane reduces its global warming potential, thereby reducing gr [...]
2011-02 | Report |

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2017-04-01
08:54
Agriculture could play a prominent role in U.S. efforts to address climate change if farms and ranches undertake activities that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or [...]
2010-09 | Report |

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2017-04-01
13:10
Agricultural Land Tenure and Carbon Offsets examines the potential role that land ownership might play in determining the agricultural sector’s involvement in carbon se [...]
2009-09 | Report |

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