Farmers had their best year in decades

Farmers had their best year in decades

High demands in Asia, developing countries helped fuel profits
Seth Perlman/Associated Press
Dale Hadden feeds his Angus cattle on the family farm near Jacksonville, Ill. Hadden’s farming operation is doing especially well this year for any of a number of reasons, and he will use this as an opportunity to funnel some of these profits into new machinery and paying off some land.
Central Illinois farmer Dale Hadden says his family farm near Jacksonville, Ill., is doing especially well this year for any of a number of reasons, and he will use this as an opportunity to funnel some of these profits into new machinery and paying off some land.

Farmers had their best year in decades

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Seth Perlman/Associated Press
Dale Hadden feeds his Angus cattle on the family farm near Jacksonville, Ill. Hadden’s farming operation is doing especially well this year for any of a number of reasons, and he will use this as an opportunity to funnel some of these profits into new machinery and paying off some land.
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Central Illinois farmer Dale Hadden says his family farm near Jacksonville, Ill., is doing especially well this year for any of a number of reasons, and he will use this as an opportunity to funnel some of these profits into new machinery and paying off some land.
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