Thursday, April 5, 2012

Haiku: Call to Farmers and Ranchers

age-old farmers till
till in death they're under earth
whence will new life come?

Statistics show that farmers are aging. That for every farmer or rancher under the age of 25, there are 5 over 75. More on that here. The USDA has developed programs to recruit the young farmer - because what if the young don't take over food production?

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