2 Results for 'Texas A&M University'

NPR – ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR FARM SURVIVAL IN THE CURRENT FARM ECONOMY DOWNTURN

Abstract Agricultural producers in the U.S. are currently struggling financially. Farms and ranches are losing money and some are going out of business. The farm economy downturn is not confined to the United States, based on the recent decreases in ...Read More

NPR – ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR FARM SURVIVAL IN THE CURRENT FARM ECONOMY DOWNTURN

Abstract: Safety net programs affect farm income and farmers ability to manage risk.  Some economists argue that safety net programs benefit large farmers more and accelerate farm consolidation.  The purpose of the paper is to test the hypothesis that the ...Read More