The latest report on the agricultural economy is both enlightening and sobering.
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USDA latest compilation of the size, ownership and productivity of U.S. agricultural operations offers some cautionary data on where the nation’s food productivity is headed in the future.
Enlightening because the data dispel one of the most prevalent myths surrounding the nation’s farms and farming community. Sobering because the financial status of way too many farms in this country is precarious, which doesn’t bode well for the future of domestic food production.