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The dismal science grabs agriculture by the throat

June 9, 1986

Part 1 of a three-issue series on agriculture explores the breakdown on the ever-expanding fringes of the farm economy that has made long-fixed attitudes and policies about rural America negotiable.

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The land has got to cash flow
Breakdown on the ever-expanding fringes of the farm economy has made long-fixed attitudes and policies about rural America negotiable.
Anger, blame, depression
A hearing in March 1986 at the Colorado State Legislature almost ended in a fist fight when an attorney for the Farmers Home Administration supposedly called a farmer "boy."

Perspective

On playing mouse to a hungry wild cat
The lion now crouched directly in front of the truck, staring at me ...
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