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Farming and the Environment: Small Farmers Meet an Agricultural Giant

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  • Author: Eric Hulstrand and Elizabeth Hunter
    Hulstrand is pastor of a six-point rural parish in Portland, N.D.
    Hunter is a section editor of Church & World.
  • Updated: 07/21/2008
  • Copyright: ښ2000 Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Duplication in whole or in part is prohibited without written permission from the publishers: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers, 426 S. Fifth Street, Box 1209, Minneapolis, MN 55440. (800) 426-0115

"These can be discouraging days for farmers," says Steve Hanson's pastor, Don Swenson. While the rest of the economy is booming, many farmers in the congregations Swenson serves --Beavercreek and Trinity Lutheran, Sharon, N.D. -- struggle with low crop prices, yet they pay more for fertilizer and fuel needed to produce that crop.

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