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Saturday, December 01, 2007
Farm Income Up 50 Percent, Household Income Less Than 8??
Although farmers are having a record year in 2007, farm household income is up less than 8 percent (still a good increase). Why? Because "farm" households get 87 percent of their income from off the farm. See this link to ERS.