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We bring you feature articles on successful forage producers and their business models to help you enrich your management style.

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“It’s a learning process,” Butch Lay said as he sat at his kitchen table, “and I don’t know how steep the learning curve is, but it’s a definite learning process for me personally because you’re learning to do things that they used to do years ago as far as crop rotations.”

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In 2007, the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) found that in the U.S. the average age of a farm’s principal operator was 57.

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On his second voyage to the Americas, Christopher Columbus came across an island that stood at the leading edge of the Caribbean.

Diverse in topography, rainfall and culture, Puerto Rico became a key center to Spanish trade and exploration for nearly 400 years.

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During the 1980s recession, hay prices in Idaho were $30 a ton and “you couldn’t even sell it,” says Richard Larsen, a producer in Dubois, Idaho, “and it cost $50 to grow it. You either had to get in it or get out.”

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Farmers in America take great pride in the land they cultivate and their family.

Harvest time is when the hard work pays off – and to share that with your family makes it even more special.

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New Zealand is known for sheep, exported dairy products, green hillsides and The Lord of the Rings.

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