Verified FBN Member (NE)

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How many people have an off farm job to support the farm?

Is the off Farm job mainly for health insurance?

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

Wife and I both have part time jobs off the farm. We also farm full time. No free time whatsoever. We changed health insurance providers ...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

I work full time off the farm for insurance wife takes care of the our one year old because her job would not cover the cost of daycare

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

I think most of us get jobs off the farm to get away from the farm.

Verified FBN Member (ND)

"It's a poor farmer who can't get his wife a second job". Quote by **************.

Verified FBN Member (SD)

Is the second job for the wife off the farm or is the second job another job for the wife off the farm?

Verified FBN Member (MT)

I work off farm full time in summer there is no time for anything. I love to farm so I make it work

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

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I use to work full-time, and two part time jobs my wife works full-time just to make farming work. Then my dad had a stroke. I left my job...

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Verified FBN Member (MT)

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Samething here one person is offering way more then what it's worth. I bought 1section lest year and now we are struggling to make the paym...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

We are due for a correction. The land cannot sustain these high values with negative returns.

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

Yes I have a winter off farm job that supplement our income, as most farmers know our farm income is not realized until harvest in mid Fall.

Verified FBN Member (NE)

Yep. Work as a mechanic out of my shop and haul corn and hay for neighbors and whatever else I can for extra money.

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