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Ag's Great Affluenza - 9
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Thu May 8, 2014 01:47 PM CDT

Editor's Note: This is the last story in "Ag's Great Affluenza" series which analyzes how record U.S. farm incomes this past decade affected grain agriculture's long-term financial strength and global competitiveness. For other features in this series go to http://www.dtn.com/….

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- Producers like Dave Gillen, a White Lake, S.D., grain producer and former South Dakota Corn Growers Association president, feels ready for the future.

After 35 years farming -- including the struggling through the 1980s credit crisis -- Gillen relished what he called the "gravy" years of agriculture. A sudden surge in ethanol demand for corn ...

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