Invasion of family farm and a ban on its character-building traditions
Fed child farm rules abandoned

Agriculture survey reveals common concerns

Declining farm and ranchland, increasing difficulty finding housing affordable for agrarian incomes, issues around regulations, farm interns and costs as well as access to land were common concerns ..


I would venture to say that the farmers and ranchers in the Half Moon Bay area of California are not the only ones with these concerns. One of the reasons hay prices continue to climb is that hay fields are fast disappearing. (Click on the link for the full story.)