Table 10.  Perception of Market, Price, and Income Risk
                       
Not at all Very  
risky risky   Standard
Statement 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Mean Deviation
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  - - percent - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  
 
Selling my crops.  
    Subscribers 2.7 3.4 5.8 5.5 18.8 21.7 22.0 11.1 8.9 5.97 1.90
    Non-subscribers 1.2 3.3 6.0 6.3 22.8 14.7 25.4 11.1 9.3 6.03 1.84
 
Crop prices.  
    Subscribers 0.6 0.4 2.4 2.9 12.3 15.7 23.2 21.1 21.4 7.00 1.63
    Non-subscribers 0.9 0.9 2.4 1.2 12.9 11.4 27.0 22.8 20.4 7.03 1.65
 
The fluctuations in my   
farm income.  
    Subscribers 0.3 0.9 2.6 3.1 13.8 16.1 24.5 20.4 18.3 6.88 1.63
    Non-subscribers 0.3 2.1 2.4 2.7 15.0 18.9 20.4 20.4 17.7 6.77 1.71
Note:  Mean refers to the weighted average response across categories.  Standard deviation refers to the standard deviation of responses across categories.