The 1970*8 brought major changes to the risk environment in which . agricultural managers function. Increasing international trade, government regulation, market oriented commodity programs, inflation and high capital costs are some of the factors contributing to increasing risk in agriculture. In order to cope with this changing environment, farmers will need to improve their ability to assess risk and return from competing decisions.
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