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Size, structure, and the changing face of American agriculture / edited by Arne Hallam.

Boulder : Westview Press, c1993.
ISBN 0813386063

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HD1470.5.U6 S59 Available Request
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HD1470.5.U6 S59 1993 Available Request
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HD1470.5.U6 S59 1993 Available Request
Other Authors Hallam, Arne.
Subjects Agricultural industries -- United States.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Agriculture and state -- United States.
Farms, Size of -- United States.
Land use, Rural -- United States.
Rural families -- United States.
United States -- Rural conditions.
Description xi, 627 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents (cont) Farm structure and stewardship of the environment -- Projections of structural change and the future of American agriculture.
Importance of size and structure in U.S. agriculture -- Farm structure -- Structure of agriculture in an historical context -- Changes in farm size and structure in American agriculture in the twentieth century -- Recent changes in size and structure of agriculture -- Production cost-size relationship -- Economies of size -- Empirical studies of size, structure, and efficiency in agriculture -- Why are some farms more successful than others? -- Use of firm-level agricultural data collected and managed at the state level for studying farm size issues -- Micro-level agricultural data collected and managed by the Federal Government -- Technology and its impact on American agriculture -- Government commodity program impacts on farm numbers -- Implications of tax policy for farm structure -- Structural implications of agricultural -- Changing food and agribusiness sector -- Structural diversity under risk -- Empirical analysis of tenure patterns and farm structure -- Structure of families and changes in farm organization and structure -- Structural change in farming and its relationship to rural communities.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)28547440
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