Changing Farming Practices Accompany Major Shifts in Farm Structure
AbstractOver the past three decades, the number of farming operations has remained relatively steady, but production has shifted to larger farms. Changes in production and marketing practices have facilitatedâ€”and have been facilitated byâ€”organizational and distributional changes in agricultural production. Resulting changes in agricultural productivity helped keep prices for agricultural goods relatively low and reduced the environmental footprint for each unit of agricultural output produced, but not without tradeoffs.
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