Reduced government payments expected to offset higher ag prices

Brandon, Hembree
March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/17/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p17
Trade Publication
Reports that strengthening market conditions will lead to rising prices and improvement in the U.S. farm sector. Rise in the market prices and cash receipts to improve the financial condition of the U.S. agricultural sector according to the Interagency Agriculture Projections Committee; Expected increase in global food demand; Decrease in the importance of Government payments as a greater share of gross cash income will come from the marketplace; Low interest rates and increasing gross cash income to help farmers in asset accumulation and debt management.


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