Wounds suffered by American agriculture curable?

Wounds suffered by American agriculture curable?

Chuck Jolley


Since the early 1950s, America’s population has doubled and the number of farmers has fallen by two-thirds. As in all businesses, too, conglomeration has taken its toll on small farms. Sixty years ago, Ezra Taft Benson, Secretary of Agriculture during the Eisenhower years, infamously and presciently said this about agriculture: “Get big or get out of farming.”

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