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USDA: 2015 NET FARM INCOME TO DROP MOST IN ONE YEAR SINCE 1983
U.S. net cash farm income is forecast at $93 billion for 2015, down 27.7% from 2014 levels, while net farm income is forecast at $55.9 billion, down 38.2% from 2014's estimate of $90.4 billion, according to USDA's updated Farm Income forecasts. USDA in August forecast net cash income at $100.3 billion and net farm income at $58.3 billion.
Net farm income would be the lowest since 2002 (in ...