Table 6.   Extent to Which Producers Agree or Disagree with the Statement, " I usually play it safe" for a Particular Market
                         
Strongly   Strongly  
     disagree        agree   Standard
Market   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Mean Deviation
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - percent - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  
 
Corn  
    Subscribers 1.1 2.9 7.2 10.8 24.2 14.6 18.2 14.8 6.1 6.00 1.83
    Non-subscribers 0.8 3.1 7.4 7.0 16.4 13.6 19.0 14.0 8.9 5.95 1.86
 
Cotton  
    Subscribers 0.9 1.8 1.8 4.5 25.2 10.8 20.7 20.7 13.5 6.51 1.77
    Non-subscribers 2.6 0.0 0.0 2.6 12.8 17.9 23.1 15.4 25.6 7.00 1.76
 
Soybeans  
    Subscribers 1.3 2.4 8.1 9.9 21.9 16.3 19.4 14.6 5.6 5.81 1.83
    Non-subscribers 0.8 3.1 6.2 7.4 25.3 17.1 17.5 14.0 8.6 5.96 1.82
 
Wheat  
    Subscribers 1.3 2.4 7.3 8.2 25.3 15.0 20.6 14.6 5.4 5.86 1.79
    Non-subscribers 1.5 2.6 7.7 8.7 24.0 13.3 14.8 13.8 13.8 6.02 2.01
 
Input (feed, seed, fuel)  
    Subscribers 0.8 1.9 5.2 7.1 21.0 14.6 20.9 20.4 8.1 6.24 1.78
    Non-subscribers 1.0 1.0 4.1 7.2 23.1 11.4 18.6 19.3 14.1 6.40 1.84
 
Capital (interest rate)  
    Subscribers 1.5 2.2 4.4 6.3 21.7 13.8 19.0 20.8 10.5 6.29 1.86
    Non-subscribers 2.0 3.4 4.4 5.0 21.5 8.1 20.1 19.1 16.4 6.40 2.04
Note:  Mean refers to the weighted average response across categories.  Standard deviation refers to the standard deviation of responses across categories.