Peter von Ziegesar http://kcur.org en Aging Farmers http://kcur.org/post/aging-farmers <p>Over the last few decades, the landscape and daily operations of the American farm have changed dramatically; technology, crop prices, crop technique and farm size. But one thing that has stayed the same is the individual farmers who are adapting to these techniques. Here's a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;startling statistic, for each farmer younger than 25, there are five who are 75 or older. And also, 25% of farmers are over the age of 65, which means retirement in the farming community is being prolonged.</span></p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:52:46 +0000 Ross Stinemetz, Matthew Long-Middleton & Suzanne Hogan 39986 at http://kcur.org Aging Farmers