Thursday, June 27, 2013

Farmer Goes From Dairy to Melons

Delta Farm Press  'via Blog this'  ... Bad milk prices in the dairy business over the past several years have some farmers looking for new ways to make a living. One farmer near Franklinton, La., has begun to look at vegetables as a way to live off the land and continue to enjoy what he loves.
LSU AgCenter County Agent Henry Harrison has been working with former dairy farmer Rickey Ingram to prepare him for life after the dairy business. Ingram, who had been in the dairy business for nearly 30 years, said it just got to the point that he couldn't make money milking cows.
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