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Louisiana Farms Await A New Generation

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:24 PM

According to the department's Ag Census, there has been a small increase in large family farms and non-family farms, but fewer mid-level farms. Full Story

Future Heads Of Family Farms Dig Into Financials

posted on May 17, 2013 at 12:44 PM

While most classes teach ag students how to repair combines or learn the proper chemical mixes of common fertilizers, this class has students creating business plans using financial information from their own family farms. Full Story

Small Dairies Go Under As Milk Prices Sink

posted on May 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM

PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) — The MacLaren brothers are third-generation dairy farmers, but they will likely be the last in their family. After working all their lives on the hillside farm in Vermont that their grandfather bought in 1939,... Full Story

Eighth Generation Vermont Farm Creates Unique Mobile CSA

posted on May 11, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Eighth Generation Vermont Farm Creates Unique Mobile CSA
The Holton Family has been farming in New England for over 200 years. To keep the agriculture legacy going, the next generation of farmers come up with a unique CSA model, calling it the Holton Farm Truck. Full Story

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