Iowa farm income in 1958 shot up to a new record - well above the precious 1947 and 1953 highs of the postwar booms. The 17.4-percent gain over 1957 was the largest since 1947, though only half the magnitude of that phenomenal year.
Iowa Farm Science Editorial Board
"Ups and Downs of Iowa Farm Income,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 13
, Article 5.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol13/iss11/5