Tag Archives: Gene Logsdon

Farm Finances

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How to understand farm finances: There’s an old joke about the farmer who won a $10 million lottery. When asked what he was going to do with the money, he said he thought he’d go pay a few bills. “But … Continue reading

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Off Farm Jobs

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Farmers have a tough time making a living. At the mercy of weather, predators, disease, markets and the government (which focuses on the big operators), farmers will tell you that money worries are common. Depending on the source, research indicates … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Gene Logsdon

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Gene Logsdon, The Contrary Farmer, died of cancer at the age of 84 yesterday morning at his home in Ohio. I first read Gene’s work as a horse-crazy, cowgirl teenager nearly half a century ago, when he was writing for … Continue reading

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