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Young, idealistic farmers face same strains as elders

Saturday, February 9, 2013
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With many U.S. farmers nearing retirement age, young farmers are viewed as the future of agriculture. But they face two big challenges: land and startup capital, according to a 2011 survey of young and beginning farmers conducted by the Tivoli-based National Young Farmers’ Coalition. ...

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