Published on Mar 30, 2018
Small farms are increasingly disappearing from the American landscape. With big farms growing bigger, small farms are increasingly going out of business, often because they cannot compete. The number of small farms has fallen from six million in 1935 to two million now. In the US presidential election, many voters in the farm belt turned to Donald Trump, who picked a farm-state governor, Mike Pence, as his running mate. But, now, many say they regret that choice. Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Pence’s home state of Indiana.