Young Farmer Leads USDA Initiative to Help out the Rookies Mar 31, 2020

    🕔Mar 31, 2020
    Twenty-seven percent of U.S. farmers were categorized as new and beginning producers, with 10 years or less of experience in agriculture, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. USDA is […]

    AgFax Weekend: Driverless Tractor; Advice for Young Farmers; U.S. Rented Land – Who Owns It? Sep 2, 2016

    🕔Sep 2, 2016
    This week’s AgFax Weekend: Driverless Tractor; Advice for Young Farmers; U.S. Rented Land – Who Owns It? and more.

    Farm Business: Limited Liability Helps Transfer Land to Next Gen – DTN Jun 28, 2016

    🕔Jun 28, 2016
    It’s a dilemma many farmers worry about: How do you protect the viability of your farm operation when one of your partners dies? Diversified grain and vegetable farmer Rick Fruth […]

    Young Farmer: Best Case Scenario – Mentors Become Partners – DTN Feb 17, 2015

    🕔Feb 17, 2015
    Editor’s note: Now in its fifth year, DTN/The Progressive Farmer’s America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers recognizes the next generation of farmers and ranchers who are building successful agricultural businesses […]

    Georgia: UGA Young Farmers Program Offers Crash Courses on Business, Production Feb 11, 2015

    🕔Feb 11, 2015
    Beginning and young farmers will can take crash courses in business planning, vegetable and fruit production and goat husbandry starting  in October. The new training program is offered through a University of Georgia statewide partnership. […]

    North Carolina: Farm Schools Aimed at Attracting New Farmers Dec 10, 2014

    🕔Dec 10, 2014
    The average age of the Richmond County farmer is 58. When people in most professions are thinking about pensions, retirement, babysitting grandchildren and winters in Florida, farmers may not be […]

    Young Farmers: USDA is the ‘Lender of 1st Opportunity’ – DTN Nov 18, 2014

    🕔Nov 18, 2014
    The joke used to be “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” But in the case of Farm Service Agency’s farm loan and guarantee program, bankers at the […]

    Low-Cost, Low-Debt Farming Possible for Beginning Growers – DTN Oct 10, 2014

    🕔Oct 10, 2014
    Farming was not a likely path for Nathan Vergin, a 26-year-old dairy producer in Albemarle County, Va. His father worked in information technology in Minnesota. The family owned a few […]


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