Farm Income Enhancement Program

The Farm Income Enhancement Program in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at The Ohio State University develops and delivers research, education, and outreach to enhance farm income and promote long-term stability for farm businesses. We conduct effectual research on issues and problems relating to sustainability of food, agricultural and environmental systems, as they relate to production, marketing, distribution and policy. Our goal is to enhance society’s understanding of farm income enhancement strategies for farm businesses.

News

The Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program allows farmland devoted exclusively to commercial agriculture to be taxed based on their value in agriculture, rather than the full market value, resulting in a substantially lower tax bill...

Financial stress, expressed as the ability of farmers to repay loans, is important to follow during times of low farm income.  A new report “...