Beginning Farmers and Ranchers at a Glance

6 Pages Posted: 17 May 2013

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Mary Clare Ahearn

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)

Date Written: January 2013

Abstract

Beginning farmers and ranchers have some unique characteristics, including more education and more off-farm jobs, compared with established farmers and ranchers.

Keywords: Beginning farmers, beginning ranchers, Agricultural Resource Management Survey, ARMS, USDA programs, farmland

Suggested Citation

Ahearn, Mary, Beginning Farmers and Ranchers at a Glance (January 2013). USDA-ERS Economic Bulletin 22. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2266443 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2266443

Mary Ahearn (Contact Author)

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) ( email )

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