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AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL FINANCE MARKETS IN TRANSITION

Investigators
Sherrick, B.; Paulson, Ni, .; Barrett, Ki, .
Institutions
University of Illinois
Start date
2021
End date
2021
Objective
Examine the impact of relationships between recent fluctuations in capital and commodity markets and the performance, management, and regulation of agricultural financial institutions. Evaluate the management strategies, capital needs, and policies impacting the financial performance and long-term sustainability of firms in the food and agribusiness sector. Identify and analyze financial institutions and services that benefit agricultural producers and rural communities and expand agricultural markets, especially those producers that are beginning, young, and from socially disadvantaged groups. Evaluate farmland and commodity markets and government policies that affect producers and the risk management and financial strategies producers use to mitigate risks and enhance profitability and sustainability of the agricultural sector.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
ILLU-470-368
Accession number
1026470
Categories
Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication
Sanitation and Quality Standards