U.S. ag economy poised for good year

Laws, Forrest
March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/3/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the factors that are set to make 2004 a good year for the U.S. agricultural economy. Speech by Keith Collins, United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) chief economist on the recovery of the U.S. agricultural economy; Factors such as liquidity, expansionary fiscal policy and low interest rates which should provide a growing domestic demand base for farm products; Stronger foreign economic growth translating into improved U.S. agricultural exports; Expectation of the markets for most major crops to be in close supply and demand balance.


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