Record Profits No Job-Creator on Farms as Owners Automate

Record Profits No Job-Creator on Farms as Owners Automate

Victor Blue

Total planted acreage has risen seven of the past 10 years, the prices of corn and soybeans reached records last year, and profits for 2012 of $114 billion are estimated to be second only to 2011, even after the worst drought since the 1930s.