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Research has told us what many already know: American farmers are getting older. According to the the most recent data Ag Census data, the average age of U.S. farm operators rose from 55 in 2002 to 57 in 2007. There has been a 20 percent increase in the number of operators 75 years and older, and a 30 decrease in the number of operators under 25 years of age. Read More
December is usually chock full of fun and festivities, but can also bring a long list of tasks to finish before the year winds down. Take a break and join us as we look forward to this month’s holidays and look back over the past year and beyond. Read More
Today, millions of fathers are being celebrated and appreciated for being bread winners, role models and sometimes friends. Nowhere is the appreciation for fathers more pronounced than in rural America, where in addition to their role in the family, fathers also pass down a tradition of farming, creating opportunities for fathers and sons to work side by side to raise food for tables across the globe. Read More
Father's Day: a time to celebrate dads, grandpas and great grandpas everywhere, especially our customers who work side-by-side with the next generation to keep their family farms thriving, and in the family. No doubt, some days are tough, but those able to work with family are a very lucky group. Read More
While summer doesn't officially begin until June 21, the warmer weather and end of the school year are signs that the season has unofficially begun for many Americans. Here's what we are looking forward to in the month of June. Read More