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Prospects for productivity growth in U.S. agriculture

Yaoji Lu

Prospects for productivity growth in U.S. agriculture

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural productivity -- United States,
  • Agriculture -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Yao-chi Lu, Philip Cline, and Leroy Quance
    SeriesAgricultural economic report ; no. 435, Agricultural economic report -- no. 435
    ContributionsCline, Philip, joint author, Quance, Leroy, joint author, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13564486M

    September estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) show U.S. corn yields at bushels per acre, down by a fourth from the high of bushels per acre. Yields are the lowest since and well below the average of the last 30 years. The summer heat and drought also hit U.S. soybean yields, which are down 20 percent from their peak. The growth in demand for grain for animal feed will outstrip the demand for grains used in human foods A complete view of productivity changes includes the value of all inputs, not just land Agricultural land and labor productivity vary dramatically from country to country The exceptional productivity growth of the past 50 years.


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farm sector. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been monitoring agriculture's productivity performance for decades. In fact, inUSDA was the first agency to introduce multifactor productivity measurement into the Federal statistical program. Productivity and Economic Growth in U.S.

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Considering that the average rate of TFP growth in agriculture from was + percent and that this rate in all probability did not exceed percent per year since even with the. In other words, where per capita real income is low, emphasis is being laid on agriculture and other primary industries.

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1The world oil gut and need for a broad-based economy. The neglect of agriculture in the recent past meant that food imports constituted a major drain on foreign currency reserves.

Rapid. Robert Taylor, in The Globalization of Chinese Business, The importance of increasing labour productivity is also underlined by demographic change, occasioned at least in part by the one-child policy.

One source has stated that the number of people aged between 15 and 59 fell by million in (Lau and Green, ).Thus there is an impending labour shortage, especially in high-tech.

Ghana’s Economic and Agricultural Transformation reveals that despite over 30 years of continuous growth in per capita income and rapid urbanization, Ghana has not industrialized and most of its workers remain trapped in low productivity work in agriculture and empirical analysis of the performance of Ghana’s economy and its agriculture sector over the past four decades, the.

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Table 1 on the ERS Agricultural Productivity in the U.S. website (USDA ) presents Tornqvist price and implicit quantity indexes for labor and its sub-components. The long-term growth prospects of the US economy are important from a euro area economic perspective as the United States is a major engine of global activity: US labour productivity growth – a key driver of long-term growth prospects – has been surprisingly weak in recent years.

This development has alsoFile Size: KB. The Food and Agriculture Organisation, the United Nations’ agency charged with thinking about such matters, published a report in which suggested that by agricultural production will. Here, there are two distinct ‘camps’: one focusing on slowing yield growth to paint a relatively pessimistic picture, and one focusing on strong growth in total factor productivity (TFP) in order to find grounds for optimism in feeding the world in Author: Thomas W.

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There is widespread consensus that, going forward, farmers must produce more food per unit of land, water, and. In the span of just six quarters between andnonfarm business output declined by $ billion and million jobs were lost.

This period, known as the Great Recession, was the worst American recession since the Great Depression. The U.S.

economy has been recovering from this historic decline for 7 years and is now in the midst of the one of the longest business cycles of the post.