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U.S. farming in the early 1980"s

U.S. farming in the early 1980"s

production and financial structure

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Can be purchased from Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Other titlesUnited States farming in the early 1980"s.
      StatementDavid H. Harrington ... [et al.].
      GenreStatistics.
      SeriesAgricultural economic report ;, no. 504
      ContributionsHarrington, David H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1751 .A91854 no. 504, HD1769 .A91854 no. 504
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 56 p. :
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2817970M
      LC Control Number83602879


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The farmer of the early s used a hand sickle to farm his land. Wheat, corn and cotton were the staple commodities. The revolution in farming occurred with the invention of machine-based implements and, thus, effected a shift from subsistence to commercial forms of agriculture.

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