“Farmers deserve more opportunities to be recognized for sustainable practices,” Deshpande, 42, says. “The extra incomes and premiums could be the difference between running a profitable business and losing money.”
That’s especially true these days as the economic downturn has squeezed family farms. Corn prices have fallen to $3.50 a bushel or less, while the prices of seeds and other inputs....Read the full article at forbes.com
Original article by Amy Feldman, Senior Editor for Forbes.