Farmers are getting older. They’re working longer, staying on the land later and continuing to do what they’ve done for decades: heading out day after day
In northern Michigan where I live we tend to have a good share of the younger farmer demographic. Nationwide, however, the trend is clear that most farmers are aging… and eventually “aging out” of farming. Here’s a piece from High Plains Public Radio on the impacts of aging farmers.
See on hppr.org