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Farm Progress America, September 29, 2022

Max Armstrong digs into a new study showing the value of off-farm work to the ag economy.

Max Armstrong reports on a new study from the University of Missouri in cooperation with CoBank looking at the rising value of off-farm employment for agriculture. It’s an important tool for providing steady income as well as insurance and other benefits for those living on the farm. This shows a greater link between the farm and rural communities. Max shares that the service sector provides the greatest source of off-farm work.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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