GF area farmers pay high land rent
Published 04/21/2010, The Jamestown Sun
Though commodity prices are sluggish, the region’s farmers and ranchers continue to pay more to rent land, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says. Cash rents for cropland and pasture generally were higher in 2009 than in 2008 in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana, according to a survey by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, an arm of USDA.Word count: 559
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