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Farming in the US: No Experience? No Problem (VOA On Assignment Jan. 17, 2014)i
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January 17, 2014 12:02 PM
VOA Agriculture Reporter Steve Baragona gives On Assignment's Alex Villarreal the behind-the-scenes scoop on his profile of first-time farmer, Mark Mills. Mills was one of four Americans in a new Montgomery County, Maryland, program helping novice farmers get started.

Farming in the US: No Experience? No Problem (VOA On Assignment Jan. 17, 2014)

Published January 17, 2014

VOA Agriculture Reporter Steve Baragona gives On Assignment's Alex Villarreal the behind-the-scenes scoop on his profile of first-time farmer, Mark Mills. Mills was one of four Americans in a new Montgomery County, Maryland, program helping novice farmers get started.

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"Life of a Syrian Child Refugee"

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"American Indians Reclaim Their Culture"

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