Growing the Latest Crops: Millennial Farmers

Read how millennial farmers are changing the face of agriculture.

Today’s consumer wants to know where their food is coming from, and they would rather get their food from a small, family farm than a large “factory” farm. Farmers are proud of being the third or fourth generation to work the land, but the data shows that the average age of farmers is getting older and older, especially when looking at principal operators. However, those family farms often require multiple generations to keep them running so we can’t discount the impact of millennial farmers. Millennial farmers are those who are 34 and under, and they are changing the face of agriculture, for good. Explore millennial farmers in agriculture below, and see why, despite the bad press millennials receive, they have the traits of great farmers.
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