Masters Theses

Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Agricultural Economics

Major Professor

Ted L. Jones


The major objective of the study was to determine the effect of supervised credit on the financial status of families living in Middle Tennessee who were active borrowers of Farmers Home Administration in 1958 and/or in 1961. Other objectives of the study were to determine changes experi-enced by borrowers during the period in; (1) gross and net family income; (2) gross and net farm income; (3) net farm worth; (4) use of non-farm inputs; (5) amount of funds borrowed; (6) debt repayment; and (7) changes in farm enterprises.

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