An Overview of Beginning Farms and Farmers
Nigel Key and
No 301074, Economic Brief from United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
Beginning farms (those on which all operators have no more than 10 years of farming experience) operate at a smaller scale, earn less farm income, and have more debt relative to their assets than more established farms. Beginning farm households work more off-farm and have less wealth than established farm households.
Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy; Agricultural Finance; Farm Management; Financial Economics; Land Economics/Use (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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