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The balance sheet of agriculture, 1957

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Aug , Pages 902-910

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Farming in the shadow of suburbia

Regional Review , Issue Spr , Pages 12-17

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The balance sheet of agriculture, 1958

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Aug

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Agricultural supply and price developments

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Sep , Pages 933-939

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Old MacDonald's evolving farm

Alternative livestock markets still small and volatile, but appear to be growing.
Fedgazette , Volume 19 , Issue Jan , Pages 15-17

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Green is good: Many believe paying farmers for better environmental outcomes is an idea worth fertilizing

Fedgazette , Volume 14 , Issue Mar , Pages 6-8

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Farming the government: Far from abandoning farmers, government policy stumbles into the new ag economy, helping some but not others

Fedgazette , Volume 11 , Issue Oct , Pages 8-9

Journal Article
The balance sheet of agriculture, 1955

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Aug

Journal Article
U.S. agriculture: review and prospects

An old maxim holds that too much of a good thing can be bad for your health. That maxim pretty well sums up U.S. agriculture's predicament in 1994. The nation's crop producers produced record harvests and livestock producers sent record amounts of meat to the nation's meat counters. The abundance of food, however, brought the industry back to its traditional problem--record supplies bring low prices. Hence, farm income declined in 1994. Fortunately, most farmers and ranchers had healthy balance sheets to cushion the fall.> Drabenstott and Barkema review the farm economy in 1994 and consider ...
Economic Review , Volume 80 , Issue Q I , Pages 33-48

Working Paper
Off-farm labor supply and fertilizer use

I develop a two-period stochastic dynamic programming model to explain the interaction between fertilizer use and off-farm labor supply. Using a well-known sample of Indian farmers, I find that fertilizer use responds strongly to the village wage and that irrigation raises fertilizer use, while larger farmers use less fertilizer (per acre) than smaller ones. Response to one-sided production shocks, is stronger for female labor, indicating that it is more important for smoothing consumption than male labor.
Finance and Economics Discussion Series , Paper 1996-49


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