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

🕔Sep 2, 2016This 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, 2016It’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, 2015Editor’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, 2015Beginning 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, 2014The 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, 2014The 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, 2014Farming 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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