Friday, February 20, 2009

Dairies are Hard Hit and Female Farmers On The Rise.

Here are a couple of good teasers to articles written by Alan Nation of the Stockman GrassFarmer I think you'll enjoy. I have them linked for convinience.

Perfect Storm Hits Dairying

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

"American dairy farmers have found themselves caught in what is termed a "perfect storm" of dire circumstances. Since the first of the year, milk prices have dropped to near $10 cwt in many dairying areas...."

Female Farmers Up By 30%

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

"...the number of women farmers increased by 30% over the last census five years ago."

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