Economic Well-Being of US Farm Households - The USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) has released its latest data from the annual Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) which is "... USDA's primary source of information on the financial condition, production practices, and resource use of America's farm businesses and the economic well-being of America's farm households ... The field-level phase collects information on production practices and costs (fertilizer, pesticide, labor, tillage, seed, etc.) for target commodities. The farm-level phase collects financial information for farm businesses and a variety of financial and demographic information (age, education, occupation, off-farm income, etc.) for farm operators and their households ..."