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Family Farms Lost

Source: Food and Farm News
March 05, 2006

California lost another 500 farms during the past year, according to the latest report from the U-S Department of Agriculture. The annual report, issued yesterday (Tuesday), says the inventory of California farmland also declined. The California Farm Bureau says the report shows the need for government policies that protect family farms. The vast majority of California farms are family owned, and the state