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The Landless Generation - 3
Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:06 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Fifth-generation Indiana farmer Neil Moseley is farming family land, just not the way his father and grandfather did with crops and livestock.

Moseley, 29, and his wife, Tashney, launched Pleasant Acre Farms in Clarks Hill, Ind., in 2009. Their naturally-grown produce operation uses small parcels of the family-owned land where it was difficult to operate large machinery.

"There wasn't a spot on our family farm to come back to," said Moseley. "My brother had already taken over the operation. We just weren't a large enough farm to support two families on the same acreage. So I had ...

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