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Summer Series of Organic Grain Field Days, Part 2

Ag Lender Cites Organic Commodities as Less Risky than Conventional Changes to federal crop insurance over the past few years have put organic commodity growers in a territory that most conventional growers would envy: low risk to lenders. According to Richard Ritter of Flanagan State Bank, organic farmers are generating "more consistent income, more annual net income,...

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