What Japan’s Farmers Really Need Is Freedom
I have come up with the following ... farm products would increase. This would also mean increased demand for the domestic farm products used as materials for exports, and it would encourage the growers to enhance their competitiveness. So even without ...
Taxes, debt hurt some farmers
As George cut back on the number of cows he was milking and dealt with unfavorable dairy markets, his operating note increased ... of the following year’s crop and livestock expenses. This strategy has worked well for the past few years. Some farmers ...
THE FED AND THE FARMER
Listed in Who's Who in America, Kennedy was born on a farm in Greene County, Iowa. He was a farmer in that state, a local County, State and National Officer of the National Farmers ... An increase of $113 billion since 1980. "US consumer debt levels.
Race and the Proletarianization of the American Farmer
A recent discussion I had brought to mind this post from SciAm's Food Matters blog on the low numbers of African American organic farmers and efforts to increase those numbers ... the local nature of markets for farm products. Second, farmers were ...
Next Group That May Be Slammed by Debt: Farmers
"Land prices are used as collateral for many farm loans, so if they fall, that could increase ... accumulation of debt by farmers—along with rising interest rates—preceded economic busts in agriculture in the 1920's and 1980's following booms in ...