Economy Signal: The Next Farm Crisis May Be Happening Now, Right in Front of Us

I try not worry about the economy too much, but articles like this one (about college debt), and now this one about the potential impending farm crisis make it hard not to worry.

While the big farms have been able to absorb losses and weather ups and downs—at least until recently—the many farmers who have not gotten big or gotten out have struggled day-to-day for decades. Seventy percent of farmers make less than a quarter of their income from farming and only 46 percent have positive net income from their operations.

via Is the Second Farm Crisis Upon Us? | Civil Eats

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