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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Small US farms struggle to stay in the family | CCTV America

Small US farms struggle to stay in the family | CCTV America: Farmers who want to stay small and independent in the United States are under increasing pressure. U.S. government figures show 97 percent of all farms are family-run, but that’s because many small family farms turned into big family farms – and big businesses. One problem in the quest to stay small: a shortage of willing heirs to take over operations.