America: Becoming a Land Without Farmers

Vallianatos, Evaggelos
http://www.independentsciencenews.org/environment/america-becoming-a-land-without-farmers/

Publisher:  Independent Science News
Date Written:  10/09/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15486

In rural America fewer than 3 percent of farmers make more than 63 percent of the money, including government subsidies. The results of this emerging feudal economy are everywhere. Large areas of the United States are becoming impoverished farm towns with abandoned farmhouses and deserted land. More and more of the countryside has been devoted to massive factory farms and plantations.