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Ag Week musings

During National Ag Week, all eyes are on the farmers and ranchers who are responsible for keeping the world fed.

According to the American Farm Bureau, one U.S. farmer feeds 166 people annually in America and abroad. In the 1800s when North Dakota was first established, a farmer fed 3-5 people, most likely his family members. In 1960, one farmer could feed about 26 people.

Even though we have...

 
 
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