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Technology, farmer age driving consolidation in US

May 07, 2019 at 01:49 PM CST
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Farm consolidation is ongoing in the US and has been expedited by the growing use of high-expense technology during a period of low agriculture prices, and an aging workforce. Major farming operations in the US are getting larger, while growers planting on fewer than 1,000 acres are diminishing in number and losing their share of annual domestic production.