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Farming in the shadow of suburbia

Regional Review , Issue Spr , Pages 12-17

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

Newsletter
Farm production expenses holding steady

Agricultural Letter , Issue Jun

Newsletter
A look at the fall harvest

Agricultural Letter , Issue Sep

Newsletter
Corn and soybean production to rise

Agricultural Letter , Issue Sep

Newsletter
More corn and soybean acreage

Agricultural Letter , Issue Apr

Journal Article
Less promising... the 1980 outlook for agriculture

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Economic Review , Volume 66 , Issue Jan , Pages 14-18

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
The farm slump eases

Another big package of government financial aid cushioned the farm slump in 2000 but did little to lift agriculture's spirit. Overall, the industry's major financial indicators stayed remarkably healthy. Farmers delivered more red meat and poultry to supermarkets than ever before, and strong consumer demand in the robust U.S. economy boosted livestock prices and profits. But another big crop swamped still sluggish global markets, and weak crop prices held down farm incomes. In the end, help from Washington propped up the industry's financial indicators for the third consecutive year.> Barkema ...
Economic Review , Volume 85 , Issue Q IV , Pages 37-49

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Not your father's farm recession

Fedgazette , Volume 11 , Issue Oct , Pages 3-4

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