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A field of wheat is harvested on the Scott and Jerome Nipstad farm Tuesday, August 12, 2014, west of Hickson. Dave Wallis / The Forum

Farm expenses keep rising; no simple solutions, experts say

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A new report confirms U.S. farm expenses continue to rise, and agricultural business management specialists say that should cause farmers to take a closer look at how they operate.

 

Farm production expenditures nationwide totaled $367.3 billion in 2013, up 2 percent from $360.1 billion in 2012, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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