This week on The Farm Report, Erin speaks with family farmer Richard Oswald from the Missouri Farmers Union about how large corporations have been slowly taking over the farming industry, pushing family farmers out. Later, Richard describes how farming has evolved based on changing values throughout the world. This program has been sponsored by Paradise Locker Meats. Today’s music provided by Takstar.

“We have a hard time growing meat like we used to, because large corporations have taken over.” [3:05]

“For a farmer to be successful, he has to be able to compete.” [11:50]

“Livestock doesn’t last forever, plants don’t last forever, but the land lasts forever.” [29:30]

–Richard Oswald on The Farm Report

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