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Diversity in U.S. agriculture

Judith E. Sommer

Diversity in U.S. agriculture

a new delineation by farming characteristics

by Judith E. Sommer

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural diversification -- United States.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Cluster analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJudith E. Sommer, Fred K. Hines.
    SeriesAgricultural economic report -- no. 646.
    ContributionsHines, Fred K., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18051528M

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