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The 1970s See Good Times in Agriculture

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:57 PM

The 1970s See Good Times in Agriculture
Sharp declines in agricultural supplies worldwide in the 1970s result in increased profits for producers, higher land values and low interest rates, all of which set the stage for the farm crisis of the 1980s. Full Story

The Farm Crisis Impacts a Variety of Farmers

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:56 PM

The Farm Crisis Impacts a Variety of Farmers
Four different farm families each come to farming through different means. Each will is impacted by the 1980s farm crisis. Full Story

Short-Lived Agriculture Boom Leads to the 1980s Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:55 PM

Short-Lived Agriculture Boom Leads to the 1980s Farm Crisis
Extensive land loans, high land prices, and low interest rates combine in the 1970s to build the short-lived agricultural boom. Full Story

Factors Leading to the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Factors Leading to the Farm Crisis
Changes in federal policy and international politics in the 1970s result in higher interest rates, increased agricultural commodity supply, and usher in the farm crisis of the 1980s. Full Story

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