WATCH: Farmers struggle with financial decisions

Jan 12, 2017

Purchasing equipment is among the tough decisions many farmers face across the United States.
Credit Harvest Public Media

The federal government expected net farm income and farm profits to fall in 2016, the third-straight year of declines.

That means farmers and ranchers are taking a closer look at their finances, and many aren’t very optimistic about their prospects for 2017.

Harvest Public Media is a reporting collaboration focused on issues of food, fuel and field. Based at KCUR in Kansas City, Harvest also is a partner of Innovation Trail.