Net farm indicators
“Net farm income up 32 percent.”
And all the livestock side, except for poultry…” increases across the board, the largest increases being for dairy”. Incomes for the intermediate and large dairy businesses expected to top last year by 44 percent, cattle eight%. Only poultry showing a decline from a year ago, down 9 1/2%, mostly because of a 10 % drop in broiler prices. But most other enterprises making more money this year. That's mostly, he says, due to a boost in government payments and crop insurance indemnities.