The Decline of American Agriculture: Census of Ag 2022, 10% Interest Rates and the Death Tax

February 14, 2024

PODCAST: With the release of the 2022 Census of Agriculture, the number of family farms and ranches continues to decline as does the number of acres in food and fiber production. Lane shares his reaction and comments from Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on the census. Also included in this episode are comments from Montana rancher Rusty Ellis on how the Death Tax impacts producer profitability. Finally, what will calf prices be in 2024 and the talk around herd rebuilding with CattleFax’s Randy Blach.

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Source: Western Ag Network, LaneCast Ag Podcast