Financial Conditions in the U.S. Agricultural Sector: Historical Comparisons
USDA – Economic Research Service – Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-211) 36 pp
By: Greg Lyons (Farmer Mac), Nigel Key, and Christopher Burns
This study compares recent aggregate and farm-level measures of financial performance to historic levels to better understand the severity of the current downturn in the agricultural economy and to identify the types of farms that are under the greatest financial stress.
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