Farmers: The Most Important 1%

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Author: Michael Bredeson, PhD student Department of Natural Resources Management, South Dakota State University Ecdysis Foundation Blue Dasher Farm A mere 1% of our nation’s population are farmers, and this small percentage isn’t expected to grow anytime soon. In the five years between 2007 and 2012 the number of “new farmers” (those who had been operating for less than 5 …