Real farm income growth in the U.S. was strong from the mid-2000s through 2008

Real farm income growth in the U.S. was strong from the mid-2000s through 2008

Farm income dipped slightly in 2009 for most farm businesses. However, farmers were cushioned by good liquidity and low debt levels. The combination of rising farm income and land values, along with the likelihood of continued low interest rates over the near term, points toward farm business stability over the next few years.


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