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The prospects for farm income this year compared to 2010 vary considerably from region to region. High corn and cotton prices will bring greater income to the middle of the country. The areas that may decline are those where livestock is raised. Remember, however, that net cash income increased in every region from ’09 to ’10 by 20 percent.

A message from the Rural Assembly

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