Washington Farm Growth and Diversification
AbstractGrowth and diversification patterns of size cohorts in four Washington state agricultural industries between the 1992 and 2002 agricultural censuses are examined. Three industries (wheat, apples, and beef) show similar growth patterns. Two (wheat and apples) show similar diversification patterns. Dairy is unique on both measures.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University in its series Working Papers with number 2008-25.
Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2008
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opportunistic agricultural; diversification patterns; dairy;
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