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Young Farmers

Young Farmers Conference a Cornucopia of News and Views

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 02.10.2014 | Home
Corinna Clendenen

The face of farming is changing, both in the profiles of new farmers and in their perceived image. With rising social stature, some say the celebrity farmer will soon outshine the celebrity chef.

Greece's New Farmers

Victoria Bouloubasis | Posted 01.05.2013 | Home
Victoria Bouloubasis

A new generation of young food activists strives to portray a more balanced idea of Greece.

Be a Leader, Entrepreneur Whose Livelihood Provides Food for Others

Paul Schickler | Posted 12.16.2012 | Impact
Paul Schickler

Agriculture is a dual solution to economic and food security challenges, and it presents just one outcome: By focusing on agriculture now, we will improve the livelihoods and quality of life of billions of people.

Where Have All The (Young) Farmers Gone?

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan sees an epidemic of sorts sweeping across America's farmland. It has...

Twelve-Year-Old Farmer Is an Inspiration to Us All

Andrew Gunther | Posted 03.26.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

Shelby Grebenc of Broomfield, CO is founder of "Shelby's Happy Chapped Chicken Butt Farm," located 20 miles outside of Denver. At just 12 years-old, she is also the youngest Animal Welfare Approved farmer to date.

Are Teen Farmers In Trouble?

AP | By JOSH FUNK | Posted 12.02.2011 | Home

OMAHA, Neb. -- From tending cattle to driving tractors or ATVs, 15-year-old Taylor Muller and her three younger brothers have always done what they co...