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.

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Farming in America is a complex undertaking. There exists great diversity in the size, structure and organization of farms.  All farming operations are integral to the U.S. economy and the supply of reliable food sources. To understand the...

The United State Department of Agriculture (USDA), on August 30, forecasted U.S. net farm income for 2018 to decline 13% from last year, from $75.5 billion in 2017 to $65.7 billion in 2018 (USDA 2018). If realized, U.S. net farm income would...