91 percent of all farm households in U.S. rely on multiple sources of income


"Most farm households (91 percent) have at least one family member working at an off-farmjob." p.iii

[Primary source: USDA ERS (listed below); Secondary source: Bren Smith, "Don't Let Your Children Grow Up to be Farmers," New York Times, August 9, 2014, accessed August 15, 2014, http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/10/opinion/sunday/dont-let-your-children-.... -- "Ninety-one percent of all farm households rely on multiple sources of income."]

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, "The Off-Farm Occupationsof U.S. Farm Operators and Their Spouses," Economic Information Bulletin Number 117, September 2013, accessed August 15, 2014, http://media.cattlenetwork.com/documents/FarmincomeSept2013report.pdf.

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