It takes a lot of capital to acquire and to operate an Iowa farm. The study of occupational plans and preferences of Iowa farm boys helps to indicate just how much influence capital needs have on their plans.
Eldridge, Eber; Kaldor, Donald R.; Burchinal, Lee G.; and Arthur, I. W.
"The Money To Get Started - What Do Farm Boys Expect?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 17
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol17/iss5/2