Selected Papers

2000 Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics  
The objective of this study was to identify factors that contribute to the success of small farms. Particular attention is given to the effect of marketing and supply cooperatives in the success of small farms. Logit regression analysis on farm level data confirms the expected. Factors Determining FSA Guaranteed Loan Loss Claim Rates in the U.S. for 1990-1997. Latisha A. Settlage, Purdue University, Bruce L Dixon, University of Arkansas, Bruce L. Ahrendsen, University of Arkansas. The study
more » ... tifies farm operator and economic characteristics explaining variation in FSA guaranteed loan loss claim rates. Regression models using state-level data are estimated. Debt-to-asset ratios, interest rates, off-farm income and bank loan-to-asset ratios explain FO loss rates. Farm size and bank loan-to-asset ratios are important to OL loss rates.
doi:10.1017/s1074070800020460 fatcat:isozawjpe5aaxdqc3maptkysdm