Suppose a farmer in Georgia begins to grow peaches. He uses $1,000,000 in savings to purchase land, he
rents equipment for $50,000 a year, and he pays workers $100,000 in wages. In return, he produces 150,000 baskets of peaches per year, which sell for $3.00 each. Suppose the interest rate on savings is 2 percent and that the farmer could otherwise have earned $35,000 as a shoe salesman.
What is the farmer's economic profit?
The peach farmer earns economic profit of $_______?