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Record ag income last year; cattle prices contributed

Dec 20, 2007
The agricultural sector contributed a record $125.9 billion to the U.S. economy in 2004. Net farm income, which is the return earned by farm operations, was a record $82.5 billion. A survey conducted by USDA indicated unique results among recent years in that both livestock and crop industries generated record levels of value of production and receipts in the same year. As a result, total receipts were a record $241.2 billion, which was $24.6 billion more than the ...

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