“For 2006, the average farmer enrolled in the Riverland Farm Business Management program had a very good year,” said Peter Scheffert, Dean of management education programs for Riverland. “Average net farm income was $89,443, down from $103,637 in 2005 and $90,969 in 2004.
From the Albert Lea (MN) Tribune.
Economics of Producing Methane From Manure Is Improving
From Wallaces Farmer
Which of course reminded me of one of the oddest stories of the last few years:
"British marines returning from an operation deep in the Afghan mountains spoke last night of an alarming new threat - being propositioned by swarms of gay local farmers."
"It was hell," said Corporal Paul Richard, 20. "Every village we went into we got a group of men wearing make-up coming up, stroking our hair and cheeks and making kissing noises."
From: The Scotsman May 24, 2002