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Agricultural groups said the estate tax is harmful to producers who have much of their assets tied up in land and equipment, and don't have significant cash available to pay a tax following an individual's death. They warn that some producers must sell some or all of their operation to pay the tax
"Agricultural commodities are an important component of food prices, but they often comprise a pretty small share of the overall food dollar," commented Jayson Lusk, a professor of agricultural economics at Oklahoma State University.
This is one of the reasons Farm Bureau has expanded membership to include the non-farmer population. In an effort to address both farm and consumer interests and for the benefit of both, the bureau is taking a proactive step toward educating others about the business of farming and agriculture and is providing a forum for clarity and understanding among the groups.
75 years later, 4-H remains part and parcel of Wagnerâ€™s life, as she recently celebrated 69 years as a 4-H volunteer.
Kansas farmer Mary Mertz reached out. Her heartfelt honesty is what is needed to build trust with the average consumer. Farmers hold a huge amount of power in this discussion and are among the least likely to use it.