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Beginning Farmers and Ranchers At A Glance 2013 Edition


  • Ahearn, Mary Clare


Beginning farmers and ranchers have some unique characteristics, including more education and more off-farm jobs, compared with established farmers and ranchers.

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  • Ahearn, Mary Clare, 2013. "Beginning Farmers and Ranchers At A Glance 2013 Edition," Economic Brief 146309, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:uerseb:146309

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