Results for pages tagged with "agricultural economics"
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The agriculture industry is much better positioned to weather the next few years than the industry was in the 1980s.
The sky is not falling, but more challenging times are ahead.
Landowners making repairs and rebuilding will incur cost. How will these be reported on the 2015 tax return?
What cow-calf producers should do to operate now while planning ahead for lower calf prices.
Profits from grain and livestock enterprises generally impact the rental rates on lands that are used to grow these commodities.
To help provide producers options for managing and marketing cull cows, researchers at the Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University teamed up and conducted a study that evaluated the economics of two alternative management and marketing systems for retaining open beef cows.
When purchasing agricultural land, it is essential to define the overall goal of the acquisition. Some people buy for quality-of-life reasons. Sometimes land is purchased as an investment. Others purchase to generate a profit from agricultural practices.
It has been a long time since profits from agricultural activities have justified the price of land. Escalated prices are often attributed to speculation, but with a fixed land resource and a growing population, the price of land is likely to continue to increase over the coming decades.
In a free market economy, price is ultimately determined by the supply and demand for a product or commodity. Short-term price gyrations often occur and can be influenced by market reactions to news concerning such things as weather, government reports and/or policy.
Hoop house structures are becoming increasingly popular among growers and horticultural enthusiasts. To provide more economic information to growers and horticultural enthusiasts, the Noble Research...