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7 January 2019 | USA

Idaho farm income declined in 2018, dairy is struggling

Idaho farm income fell for a second straight year in 2018 largely due to overproduction by dairy farmers, according to a recent economic report.
The University of Idaho Extension report estimates total net farm income declined 27 percent to $902 million. Total net farm income represents earnings paid to farmers after subtracting expenses.
Farm cash receipts, estimated at about $7.2 billion, were relatively flat, the Idaho State Journal reported . Cash receipts relate to cash income the farm sector receives from commodity sales.

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