Nation’s farmers, ranchers aging, USDA fears | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

"The country’s farmers and ranchers are getting older, and there are fewer people standing in line to take their place. New Mexico has the highest average age of farmers and ranchers of any state at nearly 60, and neighboring Arizona and Texas aren’t far behind. Nationally, agricultural census figures show that the fastest-growing group of farmers and ranchers is the segment over 65."


Via Cathryn Wellner