St. Louis Public Radio News
9:23 am
Tue June 9, 2009

Farm economy learns from past crisis

St. Louis – In the 1980s, many American farmers were forced out of business when interest rates on their loans skyrocketed as land and crop prices crashed.

These days agriculture is doing relatively well in the face of a severe economic downturn. But some in the industry say the farming sector may not be as robust as it seems.

KWMU's Matt Sepic reports for NPR's Morning Edition.