Date of Award
Master of Science
Master of Agriculture Economics
Statement of the Problem
1. To determine the types of farming practiced by fifty Negro farmers in Waller County, Texas, and the effect these types of farming have upon the farm income of said farmers. 2. To determine the possibility of recommendations pertinent to improved farming practices, resulting from the findings in this study.
Purpose of the Study
This study is intended to determine: The extent to which fifty Negro farmers of Waller County, Texas are engaged in the various types of farming that are best adapted to their area. 2. The extent the nearness of a Negro State Agricultural College influences improved methods of crop and livestock production among surrounding farmers. 3. Whether the fifty Negro farmers studied are using their factors of production to the best advantage, in order to realize the highest possible farm income.
Scope of the Study
This study is based on data received from fifty Negro farmers engaged in permanent agriculture in Waller County, Texas. It covers the types of farming and the farm incomes of the fifty Negro farmers chosen for the study.
J. M. Drew
J. M. Coruthers
G. L. Smith
Prairie View A&M College
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Date of Digitization
John B Coleman Library
City of Publication
Marks, C. M. (1947). A Study of the Types of Farming and Farm Incomes of Fifty Negro Farmers in Waller County, Texas. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.pvamu.edu/pvamu-theses/1110