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Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor

Tuesday 08/21/12

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade
Burned by the drought, a Kentucky farm family started a new business venture this summer: cutting corn for silage, baling it and selling it to beef producers.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 1:39PM CDT 08/21/12 by Jim Patrico | Post a Comment
Comments (2)
Very good read Its encouraging when I read that a farmer got innovative and was able to save a crop from a complete loss. I grew up on a farm and now sell bearings to farmers so I fully understand how hard it is to make a living farming these days.
Posted by Kyle Lemon at 11:08AM CDT 08/26/12
Great story Jim, thanks for sharing! Amazing year in agriculture. I look forward to bouncing back.
Posted by chris sandler at 2:10PM CDT 08/27/12
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