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  • Financial Ratios Show Healthy Agricultural Sector September 8, 2016 Financial Ratios Show Healthy Agricultural Sector

    agriculture-risk-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Addressing Risk in Agriculture," by Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell, and Brian Wright.VIEW all graphics for this report.SOURCE: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, “Farm Sector Financial Ratios, 1960–2014,”

  • Average Farm Household Income by Source September 8, 2016 Average Farm Household Income by Source

    agriculture-risk-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Addressing Risk in Agriculture," by Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell, and Brian Wright.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, “Historic Data on Mean and Median Farm Operator Household Income and Ratio of Farm

  • Land Enrolled in the Federal Crop Insurance Program September 8, 2016 Land Enrolled in the Federal Crop Insurance Program

    agriculture-risk-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Addressing Risk in Agriculture," by Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell, and Brian Wright.VIEW all graphics for this report.SOURCES: Joseph Glauber, “Crop Insurance Reconsidered,”American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 86, No. 5 (February 2004), pp. 1179-1195,

  • Crop Failure Levels Mostly Remain Low and Steady September 8, 2016 Crop Failure Levels Mostly Remain Low and Steady

    agriculture-risk-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Addressing Risk in Agriculture," by Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell, and Brian Wright.VIEW all graphics for this report.SOURCE: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Major Land Uses Dataset, “Summary Table 3: Cropland Used for Crops: Cropland Harvested,

  • Mean and Median Farm Household Income Is High September 8, 2016 Mean and Median Farm Household Income Is High

    agriculture-risk-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Addressing Risk in Agriculture," by Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell, and Brian Wright.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, “Historic Data on Mean and Median Farm Operator Household Income and Ratio of Farm

  • Small Percentage of Farms Generate Majority of Agricultural Sales September 8, 2016 Small Percentage of Farms Generate Majority of Agricultural Sales

    agriculture-risk-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Addressing Risk in Agriculture," by Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell, and Brian Wright.VIEW all graphics for this report.More than half of U.S. farms combined to generate less than 1 percent of all agricultural sales.Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National

  • Commodity Price Movements September 8, 2016 Commodity Price Movements

    agriculture-risk-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Addressing Risk in Agriculture," by Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell, and Brian Wright.VIEW all graphics for this report.SOURCE: The World Bank, World DataBank, “Global Economic Monitor (GEM) Commodities,” http://databank.worldbank.org/data/databases/commodity-price-data

  • Median Farm Household Net Worth Is Very High September 8, 2016 Median Farm Household Net Worth Is Very High

    agriculture-risk-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Addressing Risk in Agriculture," by Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell, and Brian Wright.VIEW all graphics for this report.Sources: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, “Principal Farm Operator Household Finances, 2009–2015,”

  • Understating Liabilities September 6, 2016 Understating Liabilities

    coal-mining-bailout-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Government Intervention in Coal Mining Seven Decades Ago No Justification for Pension Bailout Today," by Rachel Greszler.VIEW all graphics for this report.By using higher interest rate assumptions, multiemployer plans can understate their liabilities and contribute

  • UNWA Pension Plan Promised $5.6 Billion More than It Can Pay September 6, 2016 UNWA Pension Plan Promised $5.6 Billion More than It Can Pay

    coal-mining-bailout-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Government Intervention in Coal Mining Seven Decades Ago No Justification for Pension Bailout Today," by Rachel Greszler.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: United Mine Workers of America, 1974 Pension Plan's 2014 form 5500 filing with the U.S. Department of

  • Manufacturing Employment September 1, 2016 Manufacturing Employment

    America-oil-and-gas-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Time to Unlock America’s Vast Oil and Gas Resources," by Kevin D. Dayaratna, David W. Kreutzer, and Nicolas D. Loris.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: Heritage Foundation calculations using the Heritage Energy Model. See methodology for details.CHART 4 • BG

  • Family Income September 1, 2016 Family Income

    America-oil-and-gas-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Time to Unlock America’s Vast Oil and Gas Resources," by Kevin D. Dayaratna, David W. Kreutzer, and Nicolas D. Loris.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: Heritage Foundation calculations using the Heritage Energy Model. See methodology for details.CHART 5 • BG

  • Household Electricity Costs September 1, 2016 Household Electricity Costs

    America-oil-and-gas-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Time to Unlock America’s Vast Oil and Gas Resources," by Kevin D. Dayaratna, David W. Kreutzer, and Nicolas D. Loris.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: Heritage Foundation calculations using the Heritage Energy Model. See methodology for details.CHART 6 • BG

  • U.S. Holds Most Recoverable Oil in North America September 1, 2016 U.S. Holds Most Recoverable Oil in North America

    America-oil-and-gas-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Time to Unlock America’s Vast Oil and Gas Resources," by Kevin D. Dayaratna, David W. Kreutzer, and Nicolas D. Loris.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: Institute for Energy Research, Studies and Data, “Energy Inventory,”

  • Overall Employment September 1, 2016 Overall Employment

    America-oil-and-gas-xzytzqywyvDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Time to Unlock America’s Vast Oil and Gas Resources," by Kevin D. Dayaratna, David W. Kreutzer, and Nicolas D. Loris.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: Heritage Foundation calculations using the Heritage Energy Model. See methodology for details.CHART 2 • BG