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ERIC Number: ED276811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
1986 Agricultural Chartbook. Agriculture Handbook No. 663.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
This book contains 310 charts, tables, and graphs containing statistical information about agriculture-related commodities and services, primarily in the United States, in 1986. The book is organized in seven sections that cover the following topics: (1) the farm (farm income, farm population, farm workers, food and fiber system, agriculture and the general economy, assets and finance, prices, inputs, costs and returns, land use, land values, land ownership and drainage, irrigation, conservation, productivity, and cooperatives); (2) population and rural development (farm-dependent counties, population and income, poverty, taxes and employment, local government, and rural finances); (3) the consumer (economic indicators, consumer prices, farm share, food marketing costs, food consumption, family food costs, Vitamin E, diet, and family economics); (4) food and nutrition programs (food stamps, Women, Infants, and Children--WIC--program, child nutrition and food distribution); (5) U.S. trade and world production (farm trade, international indicators, United States trade, world production, and world trade); and (7) commodity trends (livestock, dairy, poultry, wheat, rice and other grains, commodity stocks and fats and oils, fibers, vegetables, fruit, nuts and tropical products, tobacco, and transportation). A subject index to the charts includes contact persons for the charts. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Personnel, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Supplies, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture, Consumer Economics, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Factors, Employment Patterns, Exports, Field Crops, Food, Government Role, Income, Inflation (Economics), Living Standards, Nutrition, Producer Services, Productivity, Rural Economics
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 001-019-00488-6).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States