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“There’s not a lot of turnover. Farms tend to have deep roots here,” says New York farmer Martin Young, with wife Mary Ann and daughter Phoebe.
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“The quality of people here is bar none. They’re good-hearted people. We’re so good about taking care of each other,” says Kansas farmer Amy France (right), with husband Clint and three of their children.
Use what we grow
“It would be nice for us to use what we grow, at least as a fallback, instead of relying only on exports,” says Carson Klosterman, who farms in Wyndmere, N.D.
“In this part of the world, farming is a trend-oriented business. And if you can spot those trends, it can really pay,” says Steve Alameda, who farms in Yuma, Ariz.
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“It all goes back to poultry. It’s made a lot of people a good living in this part of the state,” says Georgia farmer Russ Moon.
Lot of potential
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“We have a lot of potential. Our soils are easy to work and conducive to growing many types of crops. And a good water supply is another big advantage for us,” says Arkansas farmer David Wildy (center).