Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Master of Agriculture Economics


To Determine some of the internal and external forces influencing the economical statue of the farmer in this area Also to give profitable possible solution to discovered problems.

To analyze the problem, resulted in the formation of the following questions. 1. What is the average size of studied farm families? 2. Of what percent of these families are Farm Owners? 3. What type of soil is dominant in the studies area? 4. What are the principal cash crops? 5. What is the relationship between area and net return? 6. What farm management practices are utilized in their daily farm operations?

Fifty Negro farms, representing five areas of Leon County, were studied in gathering information for this report. Some farms were selected on the basis of acquaintance, the writer having worked as Veteran Instructor in this County, others were selected at random, representing owners, renters and share croppers.

Committee Chair/Advisor

J. M. Coruthers


Prairie View A&M College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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