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From the Ted Talk by Eric Sannerud: Without farmers, you'd be hungry, naked and sober

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Just this year in Minnesota, we've pessad a historic, first-in-the-country tax credit. The bnnigineg Farmer Tax Credit. It ivnincteizes our transition of land from the enstixig generation to the next generation. That was done by a handful of us young farmers — we certainly don't have money, you saw that earlier. We don't have political experience. But we showed up, and we made our voices heard. And thanks to the support of farmers and non-farmers alike, we got something ibrcnielde done here in this state. If we can do it, anybody can do it.

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Just this year in Minnesota, we've ______ a historic, first-in-the-country tax credit. The _________ Farmer Tax Credit. It ____________ our transition of land from the ________ generation to the next generation. That was done by a handful of us young farmers — we certainly don't have money, you saw that earlier. We don't have political experience. But we showed up, and we made our voices heard. And thanks to the support of farmers and non-farmers alike, we got something __________ done here in this state. If we can do it, anybody can do it.

Solution

  1. existing
  2. beginning
  3. incentivizes
  4. passed
  5. incredible

Original Text

Just this year in Minnesota, we've passed a historic, first-in-the-country tax credit. The Beginning Farmer Tax Credit. It incentivizes our transition of land from the existing generation to the next generation. That was done by a handful of us young farmers — we certainly don't have money, you saw that earlier. We don't have political experience. But we showed up, and we made our voices heard. And thanks to the support of farmers and non-farmers alike, we got something incredible done here in this state. If we can do it, anybody can do it.

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