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AUDIO SOUND BITE: Recruiting Tomorrow’s Farmers in MO

Starting any new business can be risky but it is especially tough to get into farming. That’s one of the reasons cited for the fact that fewer young people are pursuing farming as a career today.

The Missouri Farm Bureau’s Kelly Smith says, in some cases, it’s all about the numbers.

Smith Farming-1 // trt: 14 // oc: of investment

That’s from “Missouri Viewpoints”. The average age of farmers in America in over 65, according to several reports.

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