Is the Mega-Farm Model Fatally Flawed?

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Bigger is better. Go big or go home. The push for excess in all things, it seems, knows no bounds. But how big is too big? Or is that the wrong question to ask? From combines, seeding units and land bases, to suburban houses, fast food meals and the cars we drive, there’s been a push to bigger in recent years. This expanding of just about everything (including debt) stems from a number of drivers — incredible wealth and easy credit on the consumer side, but also access to low interest rates and a push for ‘economies of scale’ on…

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