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Post of the week

A new feature here on the forums will be the Post of the Week, a way to recognize a few of the many excellent messages contributed by members.

 

Kudos to "Fernwood" for a provocative opinion piece on the rural economy in 2011.

 

Fernwood says: 

 

Grain farmers in areas not affected by negative weather events should have a banner year.  If you can't make good money with $5-6 corn and $12+ beans you had better find another profession.  The news is not so good for dairy farmers.  At least in my area smaller dairy farmers continue to struggle.  Tobacco farmers also continue to see deteriorating profits."

 

Click here to read the entire thread, including the complete Post of the Week.

 

-- Agriculture.com editors

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