Listen: Kentucky, USDA And Fifty Thousand Dollars discussed on Keep Hope Alive
"Pretty conservative one right now. I mean, people can make pretty much thirty thousand five thirty thousand five hundred thirty thousand to fifty thousand dollars per acre. So. You know in two hundred eighty times a hundred times for acre up to fifty thousand dollars per acre. Now, this is before expenses. But still, of course, as you point out, the majority of Kentucky farms are quite small, and so growing soy after expenses in a family, there might be left with what a pittance like what's the average income for a farmer in Kentucky at you. You you quote it in the book, and I don't expect you to remember that. But it's it's quite small. Yes. Yeah. It is. And the problem too is that these small farms aren't really they don't really get a lot of money from the USDA subsidies a lot of that goes to the corporate farms, and, you know, the the smaller farms, they're the ones that really need it. I mean, if you have giant corporation, it, you're you're making a lot more money, obviously. And it's it's. Pretty odd. The way that those are set up right now. So this is a way to kind of level that playing field and to help these people out, you know, who are farming just been a generational thing is people that have you know, ever since. Whoever was the first to Kentucky they pretty much been in the farming industry. Right. Right. And there's so many farms that are that are falling by the boards because they just can't make a goal they they these people don't take vacations, and they"