Small American family farms face uncertain future. -CCTV News-

Published on May 22, 2016 by horsepowers

Farmers who want their businesses to stay small and independent in the US are under increasing pressure. US government figures show that 97 percent of all farms are family-run, but that’s because many small family farms turned into big businesses. However, a shortage of willing heirs to take over operations could endanger the dreams of those who are on a quest to stay small. CCTV’s Roza Kazan reports from Illinois.