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More farmland rented by established operators
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More farmland rented by established operators
A USDA study shows nearly 40 percent of U.S. cropland is rented, and raises questions about land ownership as older farmers retire.

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High country wheat harvest a family show
High country wheat harvest a family show
The Polson family is among many on Washington’s Waterville Plateau doing what they always do this time of year — reaping their share of millions of bushels of wheat.
Pig-wrestling event off at Utah County fair after protests
The event was approved for 2016, but the contractors who usually provide the pigs declined to come.
Boise Farmers Market vendors have no regrets about 2013 split
Boise Farmers Market vendors have no regrets about 2013 split
Farm vendors at the Boise Farmers Market say they have no regrets over their split from Idaho's largest farmers market four seasons ago and that vendors at both markets are co-existing well.
East Idaho fairgoers prove their ag knowledge
East Idaho fairgoers prove their ag knowledge
The Bannock County Farm Bureau Women's Committee hosted an agricultural trivia competition to demonstrate agriculture's diversity to those in attendance at the Bannock County Fair.
Test of time: Almanacs celebrate milestone anniversaries
The Farmers’ Almanac, based in Maine, is celebrating its 200th edition this month, and in New Hampshire, The Old Farmer’s Almanac marks its 225th anniversary.
Living history: Farms, ranches have varied backgrounds
A look at the 11 farms and ranches honored this year as century and sequicentennial farms.
Farmer seeks $50,000 in Oregon land use dispute
Farmer seeks $50,000 in Oregon land use dispute
Oregon farmer John Gilmour seeks to recover more than $50,000 in attorney fees after prevailing in a lawsuit over his straw-compressing facility.
George Francis Horning, farmer and veteran, dies at age 92
George Francis Horning, farmer and veteran, dies at age 92
He was a farmer, a World War II veteran, a devoted husband and beloved father and grandfather.
Ballet group dances down on the farm
The idea for the farm-based ballet grew out of a summer class the dancers took outdoors with Chatch Pregger, a professional dancer-turned-teacher at Spotlight Vermont, a performing arts school.
Army Corps downplays value of prime farmland in Washington
Army Corps downplays value of prime farmland in Washington
The Army Corps of Engineers calls the loss of 800 acres of prime farmland in Western Washington 'insignificant.'

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