Excess capacity in U.S. agriculture
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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


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

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Other titlesExcess capacity in US agriculture.
StatementDan Dvoskin.
SeriesAgricultural economic report -- no. 580.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 25 p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17571527M

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