Family farm managers earn 'emotional' wealth

Family farm managers earn 'emotional' wealth

AFTER arduous hours harvesting forage, managing livestock and milking cows, family members who work on the family dairy farm make $22,000 less each year than comparable hired managers.

However, beyond money, these family managers are compensated with "socioemotional wealth," according to new Cornell University agricultural economic research.

"While $22,000 seems like a large penalty, you have to remember that this includes

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