ClueBot NG Report Interface

// Viewing 965967

Navigation

ID: 965967
User: 169.139.224.126
Article: Cash crop
Diff:
(Tag: possible vandalism)
Line 19: Line 19:
 
In [[agriculture]], a '''cash crop''' is a crop which is grown for profit.
 
In [[agriculture]], a '''cash crop''' is a crop which is grown for profit.
   
The term is used to differentiate from [[Subsistence agriculture|subsistence crops]], which are those fed to the producer's own livestock or grown as food for the producer's family. In earlier times cash crops were usually only a small (but vital) part of a farm's total yield, while today, especially in the developed countries, almost all crops are mainly grown for cash. In non-developed nations, cash crops are usually crops which attract demand in more developed nations, and hence have some export value.
+
The term is used to differentiate from [[Subsistence agriculture|subsistence crops]], which are those fed to the producer's own livestock or grown as food for the producer's family. In earlier times cash crops were usually only a small (but vital) part of a farm's total yield, while today, especially in the developed countries, almost all crops are mainly grown for cash. In non-developed nations, cash crops are usually crops which attract demand in more dev which varies. In the United States cannabis is considered by some to be the
 
In many tropical and subtropical areas, [[jute]], [[coffee]], [[Cocoa bean|cocoa]], [[sugar cane]], [[banana]]s, [[Orange (fruit)|oranges]] and [[cotton]] are common cash crops. In cooler areas, [[cereal|grain]] crops, oil-yielding crops and some vegetables and herbs are predominate; an example of this is the United States, where [[maize|corn]], [[wheat]], [[soybean]] are the predominant cash crops.Cash crops are crops that are made or harvested with the intention of making money. [[Coca]], [[Opium poppy|poppies]] and [[cannabis (drug)|cannabis]] are other popular black-market cash crops, the prevalence of which varies. In the United States cannabis is considered by some to be the most valuable cash crop.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://abcnews.go.com/Business/story?id=2735017&page=1|title=Marijuana called Top US Cash Crop|date=18 December 2006|accessdate=1 January 2010}}</ref>
 
 
Prices for major cash crops are set in [[commodity markets]] with global scope, with some local variation (called basis) based on freight costs and local supply and demand balance. A consequence of this is that a nation, region, or individual producer relying on such a crop may suffer low prices should a [[bumper crop]] elsewhere lead to excess supply on the global markets.
 
This system is criticized by traditional farmers. [[Coffee]] is a major part of this.
 
 
Issues involving subsidies and trade barriers on such crops have become controversial in discussions of [[globalization]]. Many developing nations take the position that the current international trade system is unfair because it has caused [[tariff]]s to be lowered in industrial goods while allowing for low tariffs and [[agricultural subsidies]] for agricultural goods. This makes it difficult for a developing nation to export its goods overseas, and forces developing nations to compete with imported goods which are exported from developed nations at artificially low prices. The practice of exporting at artificially low prices is known as [[Dumping (pricing policy)|dumping]], and is illegal in most nations. Controversy over this issue led to the collapse of the [[Cancún]] trade talks in 2003, when the [[Group of 22]] refused to consider agenda items proposed by the [[European Union]] unless the issue of agricultural subsidies were addressed.
 
 
Cash crop production in the United States is an often debated subject between traditional farmers and local food enthusiasts who support solely local farming practices. Cash cropping in the United States came to the forefront after the Baby Boom generation and the end of World War II as a way to feed the large population boom and continues to be the main factor in having an affordable food supply in the United States. According to the 1997 Ag Census, 90% of the farms in the United States are still owned by families, with an additional 6% owned by a partnership.<ref>http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/ag101/demographics.html</ref> Cash crop farmers are continually utilizing [http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-growers-reap-big-savings-precision-ag cutting edge technology] combined with time-tested practices to produce healthy, affordable food.
 
 
Retrieved from Nepru Working paper #80, The Nambian Economic Policy Research Unit. Hopolang Phororo.
 
 
==References==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Cash Crop}}
 
[[Category:Agricultural economics]]
 
[[Category:Crops]]
 
 
[[ar:محصول نقدي]]
 
[[de:Cash Crops]]
 
[[et:Eksportvili]]
 
[[gu:રોકડીયો પાક]]
 
[[hi:नकदी फसल]]
 
[[it:Cash crops]]
 
[[kn:ವಾಣಿಜ್ಯ ಬೆಳೆ]]
 
[[ml:നാണ്യവിള]]
 
[[mr:नगदी पिके]]
 
[[ms:Tanaman kontan]]
 
[[nl:Handelsgewas]]
 
[[ne:नगदे वाली]]
 
[[ja:商品作物]]
 
[[simple:Cash crop]]
 
[[fi:Rahakasvi]]
 
[[sv:Avsalugröda]]
 
[[ta:பணப்பயிர்]]
 
[[zh:经济作物]]
 
Reason:
Reporter Information
Reporter: JimmiXzS (anonymous)
Date: Thursday, the 13th of October 2016 at 02:38:18 PM
Status: Reported
Friday, the 7th of August 2015 at 09:11:03 PM #100429
Bradley (anonymous)

zUOtGN http://www.FyLitCl7Pf7kjQdDUOLQOuaxTXbj5iNG.com

Thursday, the 13th of October 2016 at 02:38:18 PM #106413
JimmiXzS (anonymous)

pfCMeV http://www.FyLitCl7Pf7kjQdDUOLQOuaxTXbj5iNG.com

Username:
Comment: