Past experience isn't always the best guide to the future. But here's an indication of how different types of farms fared in 1955. A more complete summary of the 1955 farm record analysis will be published in the near future.
Bivens, Gordon E. and Howell, H. B.
"What Type of Farms Fared Best in 1955?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 10
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol10/iss11/2