The Profit Problem of American Agriculture: What We Have Learned with the Perspective of Time

The problem of poor profits in American agriculture is not well known to most Americans, nor policy makers. This article discusses how agricultural problems have changed over the past five decades, presents data showing that trends reported two decades ago have continued, and suggests alternative themes for future government policies.


Issue Date:
Sep 19 2018
Publication Type:
Journal Article
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/276351
ISSN:
0886-5558
Language:
English
Published in:
Choices, 33, 3
Page range:
1-7
JEL Codes:
Q11; Q18




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