Get your rural-news-and-views fix in between newsletters online at the Center’s Blog for Rural America. Here is a short excerpt from a recent post:
Asking Price: $50,000,000
We’ve written several times about the money cotton and rice growers receive from the feds. And given those dollar figures, we’ve been thinking it would sure be nice to get our hands on a good-sized cotton and rice farm, sit on the porch, drink some iced tea, and cash checks. Finally, we’ve discovered a suitable chunk of land, and if we could just get a little help with the down payment we should be good to go.