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Horror Shows Saving Farms


First Posted: 11/01/10 04:23 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:10 PM ET

Struggling farmers across America have found that reaping the harvest might not be as lucrative as the Grim Reaper.

NBC Nightly News reports that some 500 farms have turned to haunted houses, cornfields and hayrides to supplement incomes from crops.

The eerily elaborate displays can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, but farmers tell the network that the investment is worth it for the amount they can earn during the halloween season.


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