Title

Comparisons of Agriculture in California and the United States

Keywords

California agriculture, agriculture economics, United States agriculture, federal agriculture

Abstract

California agriculture is sometimes seen C as being dominated by large million dollar farms, owned and operated by absentee landlords and multinational corporations. What is the reality of farm size and ownership, and the residency and off farm work characteristics of farm operators? This article looks at recent trends in farm structure as revealed in the 1974 Census of Agriculture, and compares California with aggregate U.S. data.

Original Publication Citation

Comparisons of Agriculture in California and the United States, California Agriculture, December 1978, Volume 32, Number 12, pp. 4-5.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

1978-12

Publisher

California Agriculture

Language

English

College

Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Department

Economics

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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