The Off-Farm Occupations of U.S. Farm Operators and Their Spouses
by Jason Brown and Jeremy G. Weber
Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-117) 25 pp, September 2013
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Most farm households earn all of their income from nonfarm sources and even those operating larger farms often have substantial nonfarm income. This study finds that when farm operators and their spouses work off-farm, they are most likely to hold a management or professional occupation.
Keywords: occupation, industry, off-farm income, ARMS
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