One farmer stood in a muddy field in Gloucester County, wondering if he could weather the year. A large vegetable grower in Salem County said his future in farming was about “50/50″ at the moment.
In Cumberland County, where the Shepherd family has lived for nearly 350 years, longtime farmer Tom Shepherd is selling off 640 of his 1,500 tillable acres to stop the bleeding.
“When you lose $1 million a year, it’s not fun anymore,” said Shepherd, 68. Read More from Inquirer.