ERIC Number: ED294028
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Agricultural Chartbook 1988. Agriculture Handbook No. 673.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
These charts present an overview of the current economic health of American agriculture. The charts move from the national and international arenas to farm economic health measures and crop and livestock trends. A small amount of descriptive narrative accompanies most of the charts. Charts depicting the economic picture of U.S. agriculture include national and international economies, agricultural trade, farm economy, crop production, and meat and livestock production. The majority of the charts are background charts for U.S. agriculture. They focus on farm population, farmworkers, income, food and fiber system, agriculture and the general economy, assets and finance, inputs, costs and returns, land use, land values, irrigation, timber products, conservation, farmer cooperatives, population, income, poverty, employment, banking, federal funds, economic indicators, consumer prices, food marketing costs, food consumption, diet, family economics, food assistance, child nutrition and food distribution, producer subsidy equivalents, U.S. trade, world production, world trade, livestock, dairy, poultry, rice and other grains, wheat, coarse grains, soybeans, fibers, vegetables, fruit, tropical products, sugar, tobacco, and transportation. An index is provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Conservation (Environment), Economics, Farm Occupations, Farmers, Field Crops, Land Use
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 001-019-00582-3).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.