As aging farmers retire, lawmakers explore how to boost beginning producers

By: - July 14, 2022 2:45 pm

A third of America’s 3.4 million farmers are over 65. Photo courtesy of U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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Allison Winter
Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Minnesota Reformer.