Agricultural Profits and Farm Household Wealth: A Farm-level and Cross-sectional Analysis

This study examines the relationship between agricultural profits and farm household wealth across locations and farm sizes in U.S. agriculture. Farmland has out-performed nonfarm investments over the past decade. Thus, households may want to keep their farmland to build wealth, even if it requires them to earn off-farm income.


Issue Date:
Jul 23 2006
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/271503
Language:
English
Total Pages:
24




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