Date of Award
Master of Science
Master of Agriculture Economics
The purpose of this study is to determine the extent that Negro farmers in Ellis County used imporved and approved systems; the extent to which they affected the economic status of the farmer, and help provide information that may serve as a guide for farm owners and operators as possible solution to problems.
In attempting to analyze the problem, the writer formulated the following questions.: 1. Do you believe if you changed your present systems to a more intensive type it would prove more profitable? 2. From what enterprise do you receive the most finance? 3. Do you do fall plowing and plant cover crops protect the soil? 4. Do you own your farm? 5. Do you do livestock farming in addition to cash crop farming? 6. How do you secure finace for the operation of your farm? 7. Do you market your farm products cooperatively? 8. How many cattle do you own?
J. M. Coruthers
J. J. Woods
Prairie View A&M College
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Date of Digitization
John B Coleman Library
City of Publication
Joiner, C. H. (1958). A Study of the Farming Systems of Fifty Negro Farmers in Ellis County, Texas. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.pvamu.edu/pvamu-theses/892