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Regional characteristics of U.S. farms and farmers in the 1980"s

Regional characteristics of U.S. farms and farmers in the 1980"s

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Agriculture and Rural Economy Division in Washington, DC .
Written in English

  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Farms -- United States,
  • Farmers -- United States,
  • Rural population -- United States,
  • Rural development -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRegional characteristics of US farms and farmers in the 1980"s
    StatementMatthew G. Smith, Fred Hines
    SeriesERS staff report -- no. AGES 880128, ERS staff report -- no. AGES 880128
    ContributionsHines, Fred K, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Agriculture and Rural Economy Division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14689727M

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The varying characteristics of agriculture and the farm population have helped shape regional experiences in the : Matthew G. Smith, Fred Hines. Get this from a library. Regional characteristics of U.S. farms and farmers in the 's.

[Matthew G Smith; Fred K Hines; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Agriculture and Rural Economy Division.]. Publisher: Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Agriculture and Rural Economy Division.

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