Agricultural Restructuring Requirements by Farm Credit System District
Damona G. Doye, Robert W. Jolly, Darrel Choat
May 1987 [87-SR 34]
Doye, D., R.W. Jolly, and D. Choat. 1987. "Agricultural Restructuring Requirements by Farm Credit System District." Staff report 87-SR 34. Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University.
Farm financial stress in the United States is a persistent problem that remains to be reckoned with by agricultural policymakers, agricultural lenders, and rural communities. A surge of farm income in 1986 afforded temporary relief to some operators; the long-term projections however, indicate that farm financial stress will continue to affect a sizable segment of the farm population (FAPRI Staff Report 3-86).