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Cash Rent Reset - 3
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Aug 31, 2015 07:12 AM CDT

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- Farmer Kip Tom and his family make it a point to shower their 90 landlords with quarterly newsletters, a timely web page, photos, humorous posts on Facebook and Twitter, and an annual appreciation dinner with a fish fry, door prizes and farm equipment displays. This month they hosted more than 400 and capped the evening with a beekeeper for the kids and a speech by a university dean for the adults.

Appreciation and detail-oriented service have kept many of the Toms' landowners bonded for decades. But when it comes to the hard task of reducing cash ...

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