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

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

👤From AgFax Media LLC 🕔Sep 2, 2016

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

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Farm Business: Limited Liability Helps Transfer Land to Next Gen – DTN

Farm Business: Limited Liability Helps Transfer Land to Next Gen – DTN

👤By Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent 🕔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 of Napoleon, Ohio, has come up with a creative solution

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Young Farmer: Best Case Scenario – Mentors Become Partners – DTN

👤By Marcia Zarley Taylor, DTN Executive Editor 🕔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 and who are making positive impacts on agriculture and in

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

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

👤By Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia 🕔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. The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,

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North Carolina: Farm Schools Aimed at Attracting New Farmers

👤By Susan Kelly, North Carolina Cooperative Extension 🕔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 planning to ever stop farming. Some of the most fortunate

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Young Farmers: USDA is the ‘Lender of 1st Opportunity’ – DTN

👤By Elizabeth Williams, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔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 Ag Bankers conference last week had only glowing things to

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

👤By Deborah R. Huso, Progressive Farmer Contributing Editor 🕔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 acres, and Vergin enjoyed working with the family’s handful of

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