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Katy Keiffer – Goodbye, Small Farmer? Investors Could Soon Own Most of American Farmland

We’re used to thinking of escalating rents as an urban problem, something suffered mostly by the residents of booming cities. So when city people look out over a farm—whether they see corn stalks, or long rows of fruit bushes, or cattle herds roving across wild grasses—the price of real estate is probably the last thing that’s going to come to mind. But the soil under farmers’ feet has become much more valuable in the past decade.

Read More At http://newfoodeconomy.com/who-really-owns-american-farmland/

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