A USDA report says net
Net cash income is forecast to be $64.8 billion in 2006, following the 2004 record of $85.5 billion and $82.8 billion in 2005.
The projected income decline results from several income and expense factors. Production values are forecast to be down $2.3 billion for crops and $2.9 billion for livestock, about 2 percent for each. Government payments are forecast to decline by $4.5 billion.
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