Economist Challenges Idea of Aging Farmer Crisis – ABC News

Economist Challenges Idea of Aging Farmer Crisis
ABC News
Agriculture economists have long warned that farmers are getting old and staying on their land longer, delaying the turnover to a younger generation.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

What this researcher doesn’t seem to understand is that there’s a huge gap that’s been opened up between farmers and land-holders.  Through most of our agricultural history in the US these were one in the same.  That’s simply an assumption that should not be made today and has a huge impact on potential sustainability of farms.

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