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Agriculture in the Third District: fertile fields outside the farm belt

Abstract: Although not part of the nation's agricultural heartland, the three states of the Third Federal Reserve District (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware) nonetheless supply a significant percentage of some commodities. In some parts of the region, agriculture is a significant part of the local economy. In this article, Tim Schiller looks at the contributions the three states make to the nation's agricultural bounty.

Keywords: Agriculture - Forecasting; Federal Reserve District, 3rd;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Business Review

Publication Date: 2000

Issue: Jan

Pages: 15-29