For years now, many have been pointing out a developing trend in the U.S. farming industry: the number of farmers continues to stagnate. Though the United States was once dominated by agriculture, the nation has simply grown beyond its once economic staple and put its focus elsewhere. As this happened, farming became less of a lucrative industry, leading to fewer and fewer people who choosing it as a career path. The trend has led many to proclaim an agriculture crisis in the country, but the situation is probably less dire than many paint it [for more agricultural news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: The Best Agriculture ETFs of 2012 Inside Citi’s 2013 Agriculture Outlook 5 Legendary Commodity Investors The Largest Private Landowners in the U.S. DBA vs RJA: What Would Jim Rogers Do?