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Excess capacity in U.S. agriculture

Dan Dvoskin

Excess capacity in U.S. agriculture

an economic approach to measurement

by Dan Dvoskin

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural productivity -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Overproduction -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Agricultural prices -- United States -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesExcess capacity in US agriculture
    StatementDan Dvoskin
    SeriesAgricultural economic report -- no. 580, Agricultural economic report -- no. 580
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14655903M

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indicating that farms with the excess capacity of conversion are more flexible in the. The U.S. economy expanded at a slight to modest pace since the prior report as business activity varied across the country.

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Geological Survey, the U.S. U.S. AGRICULTURE IN Two major problems have troubled American commercial agriculture over the last decade or longer.

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§ Eleventh District Beige Book. September 4, Summary of Economic Activity. Moderate expansion continued in the Eleventh District economy. Output growth in manufacturing strengthened, and expansion in the service sector was strong in July but eased in August. Home sales rose, and loan volumes expanded albeit at a slower pace.

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EXCESS CAPACITY: A condition that exists when monopolistic competition achieves long-run equilibrium such that production by each firm is less than minimum efficient implication of this condition is that each firm is not producing up to its fullest capacity, as would be the case under perfect competition, and thus more firms are need to produce total market output compared to perfect.

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But amid the recession, spending has shrunk dramatically, as debt-laden U.S. consumers are learning to save — and those factories have a lot less to do.

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