Beginning Farmers Face Challenges

Beginning Farmers Face Challenges

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Farmers just coming into the game experience challenges.

A new USDA report shows farmers with less than 10 years of experience struggle with financing the operation and gaining access to land and equipment. They are likely to work off the farm, they earn less income, and have more debt than established farmers.

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