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Agriculture Changes as a Result of the Farm Crisis

posted on March 25, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Agriculture Changes as a Result of the Farm Crisis
Agriculture is changed as a result of the farm crisis and has became what it is today. Full Story

Overview of the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:59 PM

Overview of the Farm Crisis
The 1980s farm crisis impacts farmers, families, and communities throughout the country. Full Story

Causes of the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Causes of the Farm Crisis
The 1980s farm crisis has a variety of causes, domestically and internationally. Full Story

The 1970s See Good Times in Agriculture

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:57 PM

The 1970s See Good Times in Agriculture
Sharp declines in agricultural supplies worldwide in the 1970s result in increased profits for producers, higher land values and low interest rates, all of which set the stage for the farm crisis of the 1980s. Full Story

The Farm Crisis Impacts a Variety of Farmers

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:56 PM

The Farm Crisis Impacts a Variety of Farmers
Four different farm families each come to farming through different means. Each will is impacted by the 1980s farm crisis. Full Story

Short-Lived Agriculture Boom Leads to the 1980s Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:55 PM

Short-Lived Agriculture Boom Leads to the 1980s Farm Crisis
Extensive land loans, high land prices, and low interest rates combine in the 1970s to build the short-lived agricultural boom. Full Story

Factors Leading to the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Factors Leading to the Farm Crisis
Changes in federal policy and international politics in the 1970s result in higher interest rates, increased agricultural commodity supply, and usher in the farm crisis of the 1980s. Full Story

Farmers Lose Hope

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Farmers Lose Hope
Farmers and others involved in agriculture quickly lose hope and find themselves in overwhelming debt. Full Story

Debating Farm Crisis Causes and Solutions

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:51 PM

Debating Farm Crisis Causes and Solutions
Politicians and policymakers debate the causes and solutions for the farm crisis. Full Story

Activism During the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:50 PM

Activism During the Farm Crisis
Farmers, politicians, and activists rally around the farm crisis. Full Story

Private Assistance During the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:49 PM

Private Assistance During the Farm Crisis
Rural community groups, clergy, and individuals support struggling farm families. Full Story

Rural Advocacy Groups During the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:48 PM

Rural Advocacy Groups During the Farm Crisis
Advocacy groups lead protests and events to support farmers and draw attention to the farm crisis. Full Story

Farmers Battle the Farm Crisis Alone

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:47 PM

Farmers Battle the Farm Crisis Alone
Farmers and farm families struggle, often alone, as the farm crisis continues. Full Story

Farm Crisis Results in Suicide and Murder

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Farm Crisis Results in Suicide and Murder
Breaking under the stress of losing their farms, some farmers turn to suicide while others turn their rage on others committing murder during the farm crisis. Full Story

The Farm Crisis Divides Rural Communities

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:45 PM

The Farm Crisis Divides Rural Communities
Communities face deep rifts because of the farm crisis, especially between farmers and their lenders. Full Story
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