Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Agriculture Economics


Statement of The Problem 1. To determine the tenancy rate of fifty Negro farmers in Rusk County, Texas.2. To arrive at some recommendations for improving farming practices as a result of this study.

This study is intended to determine: 1. The extent to which fifty Negro farmers of Rusk County, Texas are engaged in the various types of farming that are best suited or adapted to their area. 2. 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.

This study is based on data received from fifty Negro farmers engaged in permanent agriculture in Rusk County, Texas. It covers the type of farming and the farm incomes of the fifty Negro farmers chosen for the study.

Committee Chair/Advisor

J. M. Coruthers


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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