Chart 2. Recent Farm Income and Exports Are the Highest since the 1970s. (Dollars in Billions - 2008 Dollars)

YearNet Farm IncomeFarm Exports
1960$64.9$26.1
196168.428.3
196268.129.0
196365.728.4
196457.733.4
196569.732.9
196673.335.4
196762.934.7
196860.230.9
196966.526.8
197063.530.8
197163.233.5
197278.533.3
1973131.357.3
197495.675.6
197581.769.9
197661.168.9
197756.668.2
197867.072.6
197967.378.6
198036.491.1
198155.390.1
198246.375.9
198326.664.9
198446.768.4
198549.854.5
198653.244.9
198763.246.4
198863.756.8
198972.061.5
199069.060.2
199158.054.6
199270.760.0
199364.359.3
199470.959.2
199552.672.2
199676.477.5
199765.473.1
199859.467.7
199959.361.1
200061.761.8
200165.462.7
200246.862.3
200368.264.1
200495.669.4
200583.067.3
200661.071.6
200788.283.2
200895.7114.0


Source: USDA Economic Research Service.