Economic Brief No. (EB-22) 6 pp

January 2013

Beginning Farmers and Ranchers at a Glance

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

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Last updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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