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Exploring Farm Business and Household Expenditure Patterns and Community Linkages

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  • Lambert, Dayton M.
  • Sullivan, Patrick
  • Wojan, Timothy R.

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Farm operators are an integral part of some rural economies. The businesses they operate often hire seasonal and full-time employees and purchase goods and services from local farm implement dealers, input suppliers, and financial institutions. Farm household spending on food, furniture and appliances, trucks and automobiles, and a range of consumer goods also support local jobs and retail businesses in some communities. Based on the 2002 agricultural census and the 2004 Agricultural Resource Management Survey, this paper explores the linkages between farm household/ business expenditures and local communities.

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  • Lambert, Dayton M. & Sullivan, Patrick & Wojan, Timothy R., 2008. "Exploring Farm Business and Household Expenditure Patterns and Community Linkages," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6367, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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    Keywords

    Farm business expenditures; farm household spending; employment; community linkage; Consumer/Household Economics; Farm Management; Community/Rural/Urban Development;

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