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hired farm working force of 1976

Leslie Whitener Smith

hired farm working force of 1976

by Leslie Whitener Smith

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service, 1978. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural laborers -- United States -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeslie Whitener Smith, Gene Rowe.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesAgricultural economic report -- no. 405
    ContributionsRowe, Gene A.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 49 p. :
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16622336M

      WASHINGTON,Feb. 27 (AP)—The nai tion's hired farm work force last month dropped substantially from a year ago, reflecting in part severe weather conditions in .   Animal breeders sometimes need previous work experience interacting with livestock. Ranch workers may transition into animal breeding after they become more familiar with animals and learn how to handle them. Some agricultural equipment operators might need previous work experience on a farm or operating heavy equipment. Advancement.

    About one-half the world's labor force works in agriculture, as either a farmer or a hired worker. (For data by country, see World Bank, World Development Indicators, , Table 1.) Hired labor is common even on family farms. Hired farm laborers in both developing and industrial countries are among the least well paid and most economically precarious workers. agricultural work is particularly susceptible to this problem. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Hired Farm Working Force Survey, only about one-third of the hired farmworkers who worked sometime during were employed during March. Instead, they were more likely to have worked during Vie months of June, July. and August.

    For this paper, a hired farm worker is a person who is employed to perform tasks on a farm to directly produce an agricultural commodity intended for sale. Workers engaged in off-farm packing, handling or processing of farm products are not included. Hired livestock farm workers are considered on an equal basis with hired crop farm workers. In , agriculture and forestry accounted for percent of Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP), and between and , the sector grew at an annual rate of percent. Agriculture's share of economic output has declined in recent years, falling as a share of GDP from 42% in to 26% in , as production in other sectors of the economy has risen.


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Genre/Form: Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Leslie Whitener. Hired farm working force of Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. Hired farm working force of [Washington]: Economic Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gene A Rowe; Leslie Whitener Smith.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. ERIC ED The Hired Farm Working Force of Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The Hired Farm Working Force of Smith, Leslie Whitener; Rowe, Gene The report presents data on demographic, social and economic characteristics of million persons 14 years of age and over who did farmwork for cash wages or salary inand summarizes some of the more pertinent changes in the size, composition, and employment Cited by: 1.

The report presents data on the demographic, social, and economic characteristics of persons 14 years of age and over who did hired farmwork duringand summarizes the pertinent changes and trends in the size, composition, earnings, and employment patterns of the hired farm working force.

Information is given on the Spanish-origin, white, black, and other hired by: 1. Get this from a library. The hired farm working force of [Gene A Rowe; United States. Department of Agriculture.

Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service.]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pollack, Susan L. Hired farm working force of Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research. Summary. Size and composition of the hired farm working force. Chief activity during the year --Employment and earnings of hired farm workers.

Migratory farm workers. Persons with less than 25 days of farm wage work in pp. Monthly employment of hired farm. THE HIRED FARM WORKING FORCE ofby Gene Rowe; Agricultural Statistician; Economic Development Division; Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service; U.S. Department of A.

Over this same period, average annual employment of hired farmworkers—including on-farm support personnel and those who work for farm labor contractors—declined from million to million, a percent reduction.

As a result, the proportion of hired workers has increased over time. Information is given on the number, characteristics, employment, and earnings of persons 14 years of age and over who performed hired farm wagework at any time. The Hired Farm Working Force Of Rural Manpower Developments, 3,Oct Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Employment Patterns, Labor Force, Labor Force Nonparticipants, Low Income, Migrant Workers, Statistical Data.

The hired farm working force of / By Gene A. Rowe and Leslie Whitener. Smith. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Year: OAI identifier: oai::MIU Provided by: University of Michigan Library Repository.

Download PDF. The Hired Farm Working Force of Pollack, Susan L.; Jackson, William R., Jr. The report presents data on the demographic, social, and economic characteristics of the approximately million persons 14 years old and over who did hired farmwork during Data from a survey conducted by the Bureau of the Census included each state and.

Abstract "August "Cover es bibliographical of access: Internet. If we apply this same two-to-one ratio between workers and FTE jobs today, there are million hired farm workers across the United States, includingin California. Farm Workers: U.S. and Foreign-born. The NAWS finds a mostly young, Mexican-born, and male agricultural work force working.

Compared to other workers, organization attempts on the behalf of farm-workers face a double challenge. First, labor laws that apply are not always enforced for agricultural workers. The National Labor Relations Act offor example, which protects most workers who organize and form trade unions from employer retaliation (e.g., the firing of workers for trying to join a union) and sets up.

Information is given on the number, characteristics, employment, and earnings of persons 14 years of age and over who performed hired farm wagework at any time during The brief analysis highlights some of the most pertinent changes and trends in the size and composition of the hired farm working force.

Data were obtained through a survey conducted by the Bureau of the Census as a. The Hired Farm Working Force of a Statistical Report [US Department of Agriculture (USDA)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Hired Farm Working Force of a Statistical Report.

the hired farm working force is given under two broad groupings: (1) Persons who worked 25 days or more at farm wage work during the year and (2) persons who worked less than 25 days for farm wages d\iring the year. Except where noted, data in the following. Looking to hire some help on your farm this year?

Whether you're hiring a full-time farm manager or somebody to haul manure for you a few hours a month, don't make light of the hiring process. A good farm employment management plan can erase a lot of potential headaches, says Iowa State University Extension farm management specialist Melissa O'Rourke, but make sure you consult with .—Total man-days of farm wagework declined about 9 percent.

COMPOSITION AND RESIDMŒ (Œ THE HIRED^^^ FARM WORKING FORCE (table if) The HFWF iTas s^ilar i^ year. Among these workers in I -T3 percent were male. —jk percent were white. --Only 2if percent were engaged chiefly in farm wagework.Only 4 percent of illegal immigrants and 2 percent of all immigrants do farm work.

Immigrants (legal and illegal) do make up a large share of agricultural workers — accounting for half or more of some types of farm laborers — but all agricultural workers together constitute less than 1 percent of the American work force.