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Online farming a growing pastime

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MADDOCK, N.D. - Faith Rehling helps to produce wheat, corn and soybeans on her family's farm near Maddock, N.D.

She also farms, for fun, online.


"I just enjoy it," she said of her electronic farming.

Rehling is among millions of people playing farm simulation games, most notably Farm Town and FarmVille, on social networking sites such as Facebook.

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