OMAHA (DTN) -- John Moore's family is leaving their Manhattan, Illinois, farm -- not an easy decision for a farmstead that dates back to 1926.
The farm economy is tough, but there's so much more behind the family putting their farm up for sale.
The family's succession plan was wiped away on a cold December day last year when John's 28-year-old son Aaron suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a farm accident.
As the family learned the tough way, agriculture remains among the most dangerous industries.
While it is difficult to determine accurate national statistics for farm ...