By Dana L.;McEwan, B. Hoag

In Agricultural problem in the United States, issues of value to the energy of America's farms are completely tested akin to the pollutants of groundwater, the lack of caliber farmland to city improvement, foodstuff safeguard, flora and fauna effect, animal welfare, financial problems dealing with farmers this day, executive coverage, and masses more.A wealth of tables, graphs, and different statistical details helps the textual content, so readers could objectively review the location.

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This is why the value-added industry has grown so rapidly. Demand for services from the public sectorAs we spend more time out of the home and rely more on industry to pre-prepare our food, we delegate more responsibility to the government to assure us that our money is not wasted and that our food is safe. Demand for environmentally friendly goodsPeople are becoming increasingly aware of the environmental costs related to their consumption. Many are willing to pay for environmentally friendly products, such as organic, free range, or hormone free.

Rate of Return on Assets Any business that invests money into buildings, land, and other durable assets loses the use of that money while it is tied up in the business. A profitable business should glean enough revenue from the business after paying all its expenses to earn a comparable rate of return to that which could have been earned if the money was put elsewhere, like the stock market or a bank. A study by Monke, Boehlje, and Pederson (1992) found that farm returns matched or beat nonfarm investments.

Farmers are more ethical, more honest, and harder workers. Farm property rights are more sacred than others because of the importance of what farmers do with their land. Rural people are more patriotic. What do you believe? Are farmers more virtuous? Are rural areas safer places because people are more honest? Are there fewer Page 5 teen pregnancies, acts of violence, or other ills of city life? In 1944, Walter Goldschmidt expressed his belief, based on his study of two California communities, that communities dominated by industrial farms have lower standards of living and a poorer quality of life (Browne et al.

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