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TOUGH DECISIONS: Speakers discuss new farm bill programs

October 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

The 2014 farm bill has prompted crop producers across the country to make decisions that will affect farming operations for five growing seasons.
However, experts that gave farmers more than two hours of information Thursday said they hope area prod…continue reading on

Average age of farmers increases

November 14, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Some worry there won’t be enough replacements
The average age of Nelson County farmers is 61.4, according to the U.S. Department’s 2007 Census of Agriculture, which was released in early 2009.
That’s the highest average age for farmers in any county in the region. It’s also a hefty increase from Nelson County farmers’ average age of 59 in 2002.
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