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The basic idea of the conference on Structural Changes in Commercial Agriculture was planted in the spring of 1964 by Earl 0. Heady. He outlined for the North Central Farm Management Research Committee his concern about the kind and amount of response to both current and prospective structural changes in the commercial farm firm. Many changes represent adjustments to technological and other innovations originating in marketing, research, and educational agencies serving farmers.

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Center for Agricultural and Economic Development, Iowa State University


Ames, IA


Agricultural and Resource Economics | Agricultural Economics | Economics | Finance | Finance and Financial Management

Structural changes in commercial agriculture