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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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Rust never sleeps

Asian soybean rust could create a make or break year for district farmers
Fedgazette , Volume 17 , Issue May , Pages 10-12

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Not milk? Midwest dairy is dying, says the conventional wisdom. Not gonna happen, say district farmers

Fedgazette , Volume 14 , Issue Mar , Pages 15-18

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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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Whistling Dixie? Despite tough times for many, some farmers finding good times

Fedgazette , Volume 11 , Issue Oct , Pages 5

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Can agriculture end its slump in 2000

Main Street Economist , Issue Jan

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The farm slump continues

The century's final year was one of frustration for U.S. agriculture - certainly not the way the industry had hoped to close the millennium. Farmers took pride> in their productivity, turning out the fourth bin-busting crop in a row and more red meat and poultry than ever before. But the big production collided with a still sluggish world market, holding down farm commodity prices. Still, farm income held up well above the average for the past decade, due to another big financial assistance package from Washington.> The farm slump will likely continue in the year ahead, although prospects for ...
Economic Review , Volume 85 , Issue Q I , Pages 43-55

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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

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A look at the fall harvest

Agricultural Letter , Issue Sep , Pages 1-3

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The agricultural situation

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Sep

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