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Economist challenges idea of aging farmer crisis

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"Those are the people that when they die the farm will probably be sold," he said.

For his part, Zulauf is aware of the difficulties in transitions, but is looking to keep the problem in perspective.

"I'm not saying in any way, shape or form that this isn't an issue that we might want to talk about that's for us to decide, but I do think if you're going to have these discussion you need to have the data — and not just the data, but the data in context," he said.


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