Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-21-1986

Number

154

Abstract

The discipline of agricultural economics was born during the early 1900s and focused mainly upon farm management, land economics, and rural life studies. It has matured into a broad and recognized field of science. Periodically, members of the profession have reflected upon the market, activ ities, and characteristics of agricultural economists. Some of these earlier articles are Helmberger; Bbddy (1973); Peterson (1969, 1973); Fuller; Holland and Redman; Schultz; Opaluch and Just; Schotzk) ; Fienup and Riley; Broder and Ziemer-; and Johnson. Still the market for and characteristics of agricultural economists have not been intensively studied.

Published As

This paper was published in North Central Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Jul., 1986), pp. 189-207