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Factors affecting financial performance of new and beginning farmers
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors (farm, operator and household characteristics, along with farm type and regional location of the farm) affecting financialExpand
A New U.S. Farm Household Typology: Implications for Agricultural Policy
Changes in U.S. agriculture have yielded a diversity of farm types. These changes have extended beyond the farm business and into the farm household. The objective of this research is to motivate,Expand
Agricultural Input Market Segments: Who Is Buying What?
For agribusiness managers and salespeople, understanding customers and their preferences and behaviors is crucial to success. This study uses cluster analysis to identify five distinct buyer segmentsExpand
Measuring the Financial Health of U.S. Production Agriculture
With farm income at record, or near record levels, the overall agricultural production sector has fared well. However, in the current economic climate, instability and volatility in certainExpand
Technology Adoption, Management Practices, and Financial Performance of New and Beginning Farmers: Evidence from a National Survey
More than 50 percent of current farmers are over age 55, and the number of new farmers replacing them has fallen. This paper examines factors that contribute to the financial performance of new andExpand
Factors Associated with Students' Academic Motivation in Agricultural Economics Classes
A study of undergraduates at Texas A&M University, Purdue University, and the University of Florida reveals that students viewing grades as a contributor to career success tend to be moreExpand
The Effects of a Federal Flat Tax on Agriculture
This study examines the impact of a federal flat tax on agriculture by determining the tax liability under the current and flat tax systems using actual farm records. The study considers the linkagesExpand
The Current State and Value of Farm Record Keeping
Despite the purported merits of good farm record keeping, and heavy investments made by some state Extension programs, little is known about the current state of farm financial records and the valueExpand