Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor

Friday 03/07/14

Teach Kids Respect for Paper Wealth
Land appreciation and record profits from 2008-12 made many once cash-poor farm families feel like the billionaires next door. Anyone who lived through the farm credit crisis of the 1980s knows how fast that kind of paper wealth can vanish and the sacrifices farmers made to earn it back.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 11:54AM CST 03/07/14 by Marcia Zarley Taylor | Post a Comment
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Also in need of education are adults who think that the government should guarantee their investments as well as guarantee profits. Trillions in debt and trillions in deficits have consequences.
Posted by T Kuster at 12:36PM CST 03/07/14
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