Max Armstrong looks at what’s happening in the ag economy where Chapter 12 bankruptcies have been climbing. Max also looks back to the 1980s and what farmers were facing then versus now. He shares some insights into the differences between the 1980s ag decline versus the soft market farmers are facing today.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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