Older farmers control one-third of U.S. farmland

The largest bloc of U.S. farmers, those aged 65 and over, owns or leases one-third of the 980 million acres of farmland in the country, writes economist David Widmar, adding, “How the land held by older producers is transferred, and the timing, will have major implications for the industry.” At the blog Agricultural Economics Insights, Widmar… » Read More

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