For many farmers, it’s get big or get out

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State News

October 21, 2019 - 9:56 AM

This sign stands along Interstate 70 between Topeka and Manhattan. KANSAS NEWS SERVICE/JIM MCLEAN/KCUR.ORG

(Note: This is the second in a series of stories investigating the decline in rural Kansas and efforts to reverse it. Read part one here.)

DIGHTON, Kansas ? A billboard along Interstate 70 boasting about the productivity of Kansas farmers may say more about what?s happening in agriculture than those who put it there realize.

The message seems simple and straightforward: ?1 Kansas Farmer Feeds 155 People + You!?

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