farming

12:32pm

Mon October 24, 2011
Sidelines Reporter Sees "Niche" Farming Future

Tennessee Farm Land Disappearing, Nature of Farming in Flux

WMOT partner Sidelines newspaper reports that the high cost of Tennessee crop land and taxes are making it difficult for the State's farmers to compete with large commercial growers out west. Tennessee are quickly moving toward "niche" farming; ag-enterprises that require little land to succeed.