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In the market for farmland?

publication date: Feb 1, 2004
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Many of today’s market farmers are “start-ups”. We didn’t inherit well-chosen farmland, we didn’t grow up with livestock chores or tractor work, we didn’t have intimacy with cultivated earth as one of our deepest relationships. Start-ups have to buy or rent land to plant even a single large market crop.  We who buy or lease land for farming have to make a lot of choices. The priority-setting and array of decisions that prospective market growers face can be confusing and intimidating.

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