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US Needs More Young Farmers, Ranchers

posted on April 6, 2012 at 10:52 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan sees an epidemic of sorts sweeping across America's farmland. It has little to do with the usual challenges, like drought, rising fuel and feed prices or crop-eating... Full Story

Young People Eyeing Farming as Career in Iowa

posted on October 14, 2011 at 12:33 PM

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Ben Novak plans to return to his family's farm near Elberon in eastern Iowa to begin his career as a full-time farmer after he graduates from college next year. "That's always what I intended to be," Novak said. "I... Full Story

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