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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

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Published by North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, Iowa State University in Ames .
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  • Middle West,
  • Middle West.
    • Subjects:
    • Farms, Size of -- Middle West.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Middle West.,
    • Middle West -- Rural conditions.

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      Includes bibliographical references.

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

      ily replaced by off-farm income because few off-farm jobs exist. • The five export-oriented crops accounted for two-thirds of farm sales in the export-dependent counties compared with less than one-third of total non- metro farm sales. • Total farm and farm-hnked jobs accounted for 32 percent of all employment. income risks (Stark and Levhari, ) since remittances serve as income insurance (Lucas and Stark, ), reduces number of individuals that a household supports, and establishes a network that could assist potential migration of other family members (Stark, ). Rate of migration is higher in mountain region as compared to the plain areas. Industrialized farming, however, was related to higher income inequality at both time points, and also to lower family income, higher poverty, and higher income inequality across time, over the decade from to (i.e., counties with greater industrialized farming in experienced relative declines in socioeconomic well-being over the. structure and vocabulary to all bookkeeping systems; it includes just seven basic concepts. We will cover this (e.g., tomorrow afternoon) in Lecture 1 of Unit 3. Everyone is (or should be) concerned about accurately preparing annual income tax returns, which are required for all self-employed business people, including farmers. What.

      All business income and losses are filed as part of the owner’s individual tax return, with the addition of a Schedule F form to show farm income and loss. This can be an advantage in years when there is farm loss to offset off-farm income on the owner’s tax return. Liability: Liability is a significant concern for a sole proprietorship.

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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.

Off-farm income has a positive and farm size a negative effect on revenue risk. the variability of farm income and off-farm employment in the households in the North Central region.

Box Farmer Organisation for Income Generation Off-farm Employment and Increased Value Added to Production The grassroots rural dairy processing industry that has sprung up in the highland areas of the Peruvian Sierra demonstrates the potential for generating added income among poor farmers in the Central Andean Farming System.

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.

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 ).

African Development Review, Vol. 24, No. 3,– Non-farm Income Diversification in Rural Ghana: Patterns and Determinants Bernardin Senadza∗ Abstract: Evidence abounds in the rural livelihoods literature that rural households do not only receive a significant proportion of their incomes from non-farm sources, but also it is a significant source of employment for rural folks.

on farmers’ income generation activities and farm household income structures of the rural region De Brauw, A.; Rozelle, S. Reconciling the returns to education in off-farm wage employment.

system. Output and employment in agriculture continue to grow, and a great deal of value addition and employment is being created along value chains in the form of agricultural trade, farm servicing, agroprocessing, urban retailing and food services.

Today, 40–70% of the food costs to urban Africans are incurred in the post-farm gate segments of. The average U.S. farm family earns roughly 40 per cent of its income from farming and the other 60 per cent off the farm. However, the importance of off-farm work varies widely with farm size—with off-farm income decreasing in relative importance as farm size increases.

North Central Region of the United States in William Edward Saupe Meeting these requirements would mean that the income of individual farm operators would be maximized, and the farm industry would make its maximum contribution tç) national income.

their nonfarm employment. Prior to their employment these farmers com­. The states in the North Central region are working towards these goals in a number of ways.

State and federal agencies, Extension, and farmer organizations are cooperating on programs to serve beginning farmers, minority farmers, immigrant farmers, and other groups that do not have easy access to agricultural resources.

DOCUMENT RESUME ED RC AUTHOR Pigg, Kenneth S. TITLE Rural Economic Revitalization: The Cooperative. Extension Challenge in the North Central Region. INSTITUTION. North Central Regional Center for Rural Development.

Farm Income Down in North Central Region October 2, | Posted in Data & Forecasts Less than 5% of farms saw an improvement in income this year, a drastic downturn compared to the same time last year when one in four farms saw better year over year income, according to Rabobank's Farm & Ranch Survey.

Farm Management Planning Guide: Projected Crop Budgets North Central North Dakota. The crop budgets provide an estimate of revenues and costs for selected crops. Each set of budgets are developed for a multi-county region. But “the other 93 percent of farm households have negative farm operating profits, on average, and draw most of their income from off-farm sources.” In other words, Earth to Philpott: Get a job.c.

These farming operations rely heavily on non-farm income (e.g., off-farm jobs, retirement, etc.) d. 20% (,) of U.S. farms have sales of $50,–$,/year with an average net cash income of $23, e. Therefore, entry-level farmers lacking supplemental or off-farm income must compete.

From Table 6, it may be observed that marginal-small farms are mostly Cluster 3 farms (%), i.e. smaller farms with higher off-farm income. Medium farms are Cluster 2 (%) and Cluster 3 (%) farms i.e. diversified farms and small farms with higher off-farm income.