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Farm-size structure and off-farm income and employment generation in the north central region

Earl Orel Heady

Farm-size structure and off-farm income and employment generation in the north central region

by Earl Orel Heady

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Published by North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, Iowa State University in Ames .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle West,
  • Middle West.
    • Subjects:
    • Farms, Size of -- Middle West.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Middle West.,
    • Middle West -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesFarm-size structure and off-farm income ...
      Statementby Earl O. Heady and Steven T. Sonka.
      ContributionsSonka, Steven T., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1773.A3 H45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 91 p. :
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5017478M
      LC Control Number76620887

      We have told you about one three-generation family we know that supports more than 15 family members with a combination of income streams. At their highway produce and antique store and local farmers markets, they sell their own produce, plant starts, beef, grains, and hay. The impact on income and employment generated outside agriculture and that generated specifically in the North Central Region was also examined in terms of the 4 farm policies. The policies examined were: (1) Free Market Alternative (no direct government intervention in the market either through price supports or direct payments); (2) Land.

        Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol.5, No, Off-Farm Diversification among Small-Scale Farmers in North. Farm transfer or succession by the "next generation" holds a place of central importance in the determination of industry structure and total number of farmers and has profound implications for farm families. The family farm sector relies heavily on intergenerational succession. Succession and retirement are linked and reflective of the life cycles of the farm household and the farm .

      in the North Central region. A system of economically viable, midsized, owner-operated family farms contributes more to Off-farm inc 48, 44, 55, 45, 55, government farm program payments to total household income varies by region (Fig. 2). For example, average farm households in the Northern Great Plains and.   Farm households often use off-farm income to cover farm expenses and fund their farm operations.” The following table, which detailed the significance of off-farm income, was also included in the ERS report. “America’s Diverse Family Farms ” USDA- Economic Research Service (Decem ).


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Farm-size structure and off-farm income and employment generation in the north central region by Earl Orel Heady Download PDF EPUB FB2

Farm-Size Structure and Off-Farm Income and. Employment Generation in the North Central Region. INSTITUTION North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, Ames, Iowa. SPONS AGENCY National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. RANN. Program. PUB DATE Feb 75 GRANT NSF-GI NOTE p.

EDRS PRICE MF-$ HC-$ Plus. Farm-size structure and off-farm income and employment generation in the north central region. Ames: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, Iowa State University, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Earl O Heady.

Farm-Size Structure and Off-Farm Income and Employment Generation in the North Central Region. (gross farm sales of $2,$9,); and typical farm (reflects the mix of the other three farm sizes in if recent farm size trends continue).

Using a linear programming model, the location and quantity of production of feed grains, wheat Author: Earl O. Heady, Steven T. Sonka. Median household income and income from farming increase with farm size and most households earn some income from off-farm employment.

Slightly more than half of U.S. farms are very small, with annual farm sales under $10,; the households operating these farms typically rely on off-farm sources for the majority of their household income.

The Northern and Western region at 41% have the highest proportion of vulnerable farms. The North and West region also has the largest proportion of sustainable farms at 43%.

In general, these farms are sustainable due to the presence of an off-farm income source highlighting the importance of off-farm employment in the region.

years of farming experience, with monthly off-farm income between N11, – N20, with less than one hectare of farm size It is paper recommended that household members should be encouraged to take up off-farm employment so as to argument their income and raise their standard of living.

I recently interviewed Matt Brechwald, co-host of the Off Farm Income Podcast, about what that extra work might look like for you. Today, we’re going to go over seven sources of off farm income.

1) Rodent control. The first income idea comes from Matt’s own life and was the inspiration for his podcast. A special issue of World Development, devoted to small farms, 1 classified the agricultural development literature on farm size according to one or more of the following topics: scale and efficiency; small farms, and poverty; and changing agrarian structure and the future of small farms (Wiggins, Kirsten, & Lambi, ).A number of sources, including articles.

shares across continents ranging between 30 and 45% of rural income (FAO, ; Reardon et al., ). In terms of rural employment, based on census data, RNF activities involve about one job in four in Asia, West Asia and North Africa, with higher figures in Latin America (about one third) and lower in Africa (10 percent) (Haggblade et al., ).

Discriminant function analysis of factors affecting off farm 1. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol.5, No, Discriminant Function Analysis of Factors affecting Off-farm Diversification among Small-scale Farmers in North Central Nigeria Christopher Elaigwu.

A wind farm or wind park, also called a wind power station or wind power plant, is a group of wind turbines in the same location used to produce farms vary in size from a small number of turbines to several hundred wind turbines covering an extensive area.

Wind farms can be either onshore or offshore. Off-Farm Income. Wall Street Journal writers Jacob Bunge and Jesse Newman reported late last month that, “Most U.S.

farm households can’t solely rely on farm income, turning what was once a way of life into a part-time job. On average, 82% of U.S. farm household income is expected to come from off-farm work this year, up from 53% inaccording to.

constituting the North Central region of Nigeria. The State is situated within the middle belt of Nigeria. It is located between longitudes 60 33E and E and latitudes 60 30 N and 80 10N. Benue State has 23 local Government Areas with its headquarters in Makurdi.

The. If off-farm employment shall increase household income and reduce risk An interview-based survey of households was carried out in Kwara State in the north-central region of Nigeria between April and August Although information from only ways to off-farm income generation.

(Beyene, ). Off-farm employment was also facilitated by economic growth in the nonfarm economy, improved infrastructure (communications and transportation), as well as education level of farm household members (Banker and MacDonald cited in Economic Research Service/USDA, ).

Off-farm income and non-farm income are used. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol.5, No, Discriminant Function Analysis of Factors affecting Off-farm. Agricultural Trade Multipliers provide annual estimates of employment and output effects of trade in farm and food products on the U.S.

economy. Farm Income and Wealth Statistics. Forecasts and estimates of farm sector income with component accounts: for the United States, F; and for States, Updated February 5,   More than half of the population lives in poverty and per capita income is one of the lowest in the region.

Poverty rates are higher among rural and indigenous people and in the south, west, and along the eastern border than in the north and central areas where most of Honduras' industries and infrastructure are concentrated. nonfarm employment (Lanjouw and Lanjouw ; Reardon, Berdegué, and Escobar ).

There is a large literature looking at the determinants of rural income diversification. One of the central themes of the literature has been the effect of the household’s level of education on nonfarm employment.

Integrated management of available resources of the small and marginal farmers for generation of income and employment in eastern India. Off-farm income is that portion of household income which is obtained off the farm. It includes non-farm wages and salaries, pensions, trading and interest on income earned by farm families (Matthews, ).

Off-farm income doubles as risk minimisation and household income stabilization strategies. In the United States, for instance, off-farm.were available), the average farm household income (including off-farm income sources) of $, was about 51% higher than the average U.S.

household income of $79, The outlook for a slight rise in net farm income and farm wealth suggests that the farm economy has at least temporarily stabilized but with substantial regional variation.[23] evaluated how participating in both wage - and self -employment non -farm work impacts on farm household income in Brong -Ahafo Region of Ghana.

The results from the study showed that non -farm e m-ployment has a significantly positive effect on farm household income and as well significantly reduces the lik e.