Table 2

Survey responses for diversification outcomes (% response)

% ResponseFarm sizeUse any tobacco?Any college?Off-farm income?Age category
<24⩾24NoYesNoYesNoYes<4040–60>60
n=1236306863638558692502597639282629279
Interested in other on-farm activities to supplement your tobacco income60.356.561.859.961.656.266.757.562.968.163.147.7
Any activities to learn more about supplementing your tobacco income60.152.963.459.860.657.364.058.561.556.561.361.3
In past year, applied for loans, grants to support efforts to supplement your tobacco income26.017.029.024.828.025.926.923.128.632.628.515.4
Any “internal” barriers62.562.462.160.065.966.957.259.365.458.564.264.2
Don’t have an interest in growing or raising anything except tobacco35.537.634.434.037.340.928.335.036.029.135.342.7
Need additional skills to grow or raise something other than tobacco48.845.849.047.051.451.945.245.452.048.950.945.2
Any “external” barriers95.295.195.195.398.096.197.295.095.596.597.095.7
No places to sell new products66.665.067.161.973.367.366.965.567.670.668.562.0
Lack of capital for new business ventures64.265.464.461.469.469.759.063.065.465.667.459.9
Lack of low-interest loans, grants for new business ventures63.363.763.058.970.466.661.459.167.170.967.450.9
Low supply of quality labour82.483.782.281.286.783.484.581.683.184.885.179.6
Lack of processing plants near farming communities72.269.972.768.778.772.374.968.775.678.477.160.9
Lack of support from community, regional, or state leaders48.750.048.346.253.255.241.847.449.949.351.546.2
Nothing is as profitable as tobacco87.784.389.087.690.387.690.687.487.990.188.787.8