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Students in Hamburg, Iowa, are building a farm outside the elementary school, taking pride in their hard work and their town.

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The number of homeschooled children in the U.S. is on the rise, and one-third of those students come from rural areas.

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Communication is key to the success of any relationship, including between renters and landlords. Farmers rent 353.8 million acres of farmland in the U.S., according to a USDA survey, and 80% of those acres are owned by nonfarming landlords. Nearly 45% of principal landlords have never farmed. Many live out of state, and they may or may not have ever met their renters in person.

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In 1931, when times were tough for farmers, my grandparents won a contest and were given a lavish wedding at the Warren County Fair.

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Fall Gardening

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of gardening. Plant now and enjoy a late harvest.

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