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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

Coloradans Vote On Forming New State

posted on November 8, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Coloradans Vote On Forming New State
At the core of the secession plan is whether voters in rural communities have an equal voice in legislation that governs them. 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

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

The Farm Crisis Has a Lasting Impact

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:44 PM

The Farm Crisis Has a Lasting Impact
The farm crisis hit farm families hard and has a lasting impact on their future. Full Story

Farm Crisis Impact on Rural Communities

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Farm Crisis Impact on Rural Communities
The farm crisis affects more than farmers as it spreads to small town communities, rural businesses, and even cities where agricultural machinery plants are located. Full Story

Federal Policy Changes During the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:42 PM

Federal Policy Changes During the Farm Crisis
New agricultural policy is developed and existing policy changed during the 1980s in reaction to the farm crisis. Full Story

Farm Families Changed by the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:40 PM

Farm Families Changed by the Farm Crisis
Farmers and their families are forever changed as a result of the farm crisis. Full Story

Lessons Learned from the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:39 PM

Lessons Learned from the Farm Crisis
Many lessons are learned from the farm crisis of the 1980s, while those lessons not learned leave open the possibilities of those events repeating. Full Story

Farming Today Still Impacted by the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:38 PM

Farming Today Still Impacted by the Farm Crisis
Farming today is still impacted by the 1980s farm crisis. Full Story
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