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ERIC Number: EJ434888
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-0171
Black Farmers: Why Such a Severe and Continuing Decline?
Beale, Calvin
Rural Development Perspectives, v7 n2 p12-14 Feb-May 1991
Proposes reasons for the precipitous drop in the number of Black farmers since the 1950s. Today, most Black farmers have very small operations and are at an advanced age. A healthy rural nonfarm economy is essential to supplement farmers incomes. The Agriculture Credit Act of 1987 offers low-interest loans to Black farmers. (KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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