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Financial skills a big difference in today’s ag

Financial skills a big difference in today’s ag

There’s one big question batted around at every ag economic conference I attend these days.

It always goes something like this: Is the current downturn in farming in any way comparable to the devastating years of the 1980s farm crisis?

Sure, there are some similarities to those bleak years three decades ago. Commodity prices have tumbled since 2013, land prices have slumped and borrowing...




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