Compares the income and financial outlook for the U.S farm sector, farm businesses, and farm households in December 2010 with the outlook in December 2011. Chapter 1 of the report outlines the farm income outlook and drivers (e.g. production expenses, payments to stakeholders) that affect U.S. farm operations earnings. Chapter 2 discusses farm households and their economic well-being based off income, assets, debt, and net worth. Chapter 3 discusses projections of farm enterprise income based off of application of sector level forecasts to Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) data. Chapter 4 discusses the financial position of the agricultural sector in terms of farm asset values and farm sector debt.
Category: Agriculture Economics and Management:Farm Input and Expenditures Keyword: income, assets, finance, administrative management, debt, and income and wealth Latest Release: Dec 14, 2011
This annual report includes information on percent of acres and farms that used selected management practices to control crop pests such as insects, weeds, and diseases. The report is based on questions included in NASS's Fall Agriculture Survey, and data for this report are categorized into the pest management categories of prevention, avoidance, monitoring, and suppression. The report is organized by percentage of acres to which the pest management practice is applied and percent of farms using the specific practice at the U.S. and regional levels. The crops surveyed for pest management practices are: barley, corn, cotton, fruits and nuts, hay(alfalfa), hay (other), soybeans, vegetables, wheat, and other crops and cropland pasture.
Category: Agriculture Economics and Management:Production Practices Keyword: pest management, tillage, pesticides, administrative management, and insect control Latest Release: May 30, 2001