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For questions concerning the definition of Limited Resource Farming and/or supporting economic data, contact: David Buland, Economist, 817-509-3577

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Limited Resource Farmer/Rancher


Step 1: Select your state from the list.
State Information
 

Step 2: Select your county or area from the list.
County/Area Information
 

Step 3: Determine your Gross Farm and Income Levels.
Limited Resource Determination Information *Required
A. Gross Farm Sales Determination:
In each of the tax years 2012 and 2013, was your direct or indirect Gross Farm Sales less than or equal to  per year?

Gross Farm Sales is defined as: Gross Income entered on IRS Form 1040, Schedule F, in the Farm Income Section.
*Yes
No

B. Adjusted Gross Income Determination:
In each of the tax years 2012 and 2013, was your Total Household Income less than the  County "County/Area Value" of ?

Total Household Income is defined as Adjusted Gross Income for all members in your household or the amount you entered on IRS Form 1040, Adjusted Gross Income Section. See IRS Web Site for more information on the IRS form.

County/Area Value is calculated as the higher of the National Poverty level or 50% of the County/Area Median Household Income.
*Yes
No

Step 4. Print your results.
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