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Net farm income projected to decline in 2017

Net farm income projected to decline in 2017

U.S. net farm income is projected to decline this year to its lowest level since 2002 when adjusted for inflation, even though farmers may generate more overall income than in 2016, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) forecast released last week.

The forecast pegged 2017 U.S. net farm income at $62.3 billion, down 8.7...




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