Farm Crises in the US

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Crisis Among Us The farm crisis in America has struck millions of families. The devastation of low crop prices and the declining livestock prices has driven many families to poverty, or worse. Many Americans do not realize the affect of low prices on farmers, or the flooding of farmland. The flooding of farmlands in northeastern South Dakota has caused many farmers to move off of their land. The Government has recently declared it a disaster …

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