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Published March 27, 2010, 12:00 AM

Despite trends, research shows small farms still vital to U.S. agriculture

WILLMAR — To even the most casual observer, it’s quite obvious that farming has changed a lot over the years. Not only is today’s farm machinery bigger and more efficient, but so is the typical farming operation — whether it be a grain or livestock operation.

By: Wes Nelson, USDA Farm Service Agency, West Central Tribune

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