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S. S. S. S. GNP * Projected. 0% 134,941 4,578 -18 . 5% 1,317 -30. 9% 609,263 17. 7% 29 Farm Production Inputs: Future Changes past 20 years. Business will not be as usual anywhere in the system. Therefore, inventiveness to find mutually beneficial ways to settle differences with minimum cost to each will be a key item for both parties. From immigration policy to specific dispute settlements there will be effective compromises without lockouts or job walkouts. " a few inputs from off farm. Farm receipts went toward the purchase of family living items or tools rather than farm investments.
Communication is an increasingly important managerial focus. Property rights issues between publicly and privately financed research will come increasingly to the forefront. Contributors to this complex section include: M. B. Sundquist, "Technology and Productivity Policies for the Future" (ECOPI Policies to develop and manage farm and food system technology in a manner consistent with a nation's physical and cultural endowments are of crucial importance. Although past policies have succeeded, many are not sustainable in the longer run.
Competitiveness in world markets are the availability and cost of international transportation services. Currently, freight rates are depressed and the outlook for world shipping profits is bleak. The sustained slump in world shipping rates has helped maintain and expand current markets for agricultural products. However, overcapacity has motivated many foreign governments to increase protection of their own fleets. More than a third of the world's merchant marine fleet was surplus in 1985. ) as well as institutional pressures (locked-in labor contracts; different unloading, handling, and loading contracts at various parts; differences in country-to-country shipment costs; and the effects of truck and rail deregulation).
Agriculture’s Futures: America’s Food System by Dr. L. Tim Wallace (auth.)