GenNext Growers Stories
OBrien Family Farms
GenNext Growers
November 17, 2016
Expert Answers Questions About Making Your Return To The Family Farm A Success
Returning to the family farm is a big step for both family members on the farm and those returning home. Read More
Multigeneration farm family
GenNext Growers
October 19, 2016
10 Suggestions For Making Your Return To The Family Farm A Success
Blood may be thicker than water, but also it could put business interests in the red, if you let it. Read More
Flooded vegetable field in South Florida
GenNext Growers
September 19, 2016
What You Need To Know About Crop Insurance
Learn the steps to protect your farm against major losses. Read More
View of a Farmer teaching new employee to gardening
GenNext Growers
September 18, 2016
Seminar To Be Held For Aspiring Farmers
Program to help new farmers understand first steps and necessary decisions to make. Read More
Gary Reeder of West Coast Tomato/McClure Family Farms in Florida
GenNext Growers
September 17, 2016
Seventeen Beginning Farmers Take Part In National Farmers Union Two-Day Session
Beginning Farmers Institute focuses on advocacy and conservation. Read More
Young Grower Alliance members survey some of the plantings in the peach architecture research block at USDA's Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory in Kearneysville, WV. (Photo credit: Christina Herrick)
GenNext Growers
September 15, 2016
Report Says Younger Farm Operators Less Likely To Own All The Land They Farm
In the latest U.S. Farmland Ownership, Tenure, and Transfer report, more young growers are engaging in land rental agreements when compared to more established producers. Read More
Tracy Leskey, Director of USDA's Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory in Kearneysville, WV, takes a moment to snap a photo of the Young Grower Alliance members touring a peach architecture research block. (Photo credit: Christina Herrick)
GenNext Growers
August 18, 2016
USDA Invests $17.8M To Educate Next Generation Of Growers
Money will bolster efforts of partner organizations to increase next generation of growers. Read More
Cosmic Crisp was developed by crossing Enterprise and Honeycrisp in 1997. The tree is upright and spreading with moderately low vigor, so it won’t grow rampantly or oversized. It is precocious, meaning it will start producing fruit at a younger age, with spur development beginning on two-year-old wood. (Photo credit: WSU CAHNRS Communications)
GenNext Growers
August 18, 2016
Meet Mike Basedow Of The Young Growers Alliance
Coordinator talks about the future of young growers and the evolution of fruit production. Read More
McManis Vineyards - FarmWorkers
GenNext Growers
August 17, 2016
8 Ways To Facilitate Learning In The Field
Don’t just train your workers, engage them, retain them, and improve job performance. Read More
Holly Rippon-Butler
GenNext Growers
July 22, 2016
Farming’s Next Generation Seeking Room To Grow
Several innovative resources are available to help first-time growers acquire the property they need. Read More
Young Grower Alliance members survey some of the plantings in the peach architecture research block at USDA's Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory in Kearneysville, WV. (Photo credit: Christina Herrick)
GenNext Growers
July 14, 2016
USDA Announces Funding To Support Next Generation
Grants totaling $8.4 million are available for training and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged veteran farmers to create increased opportunities in agriculture. Read More
Young Grower Alliance
GenNext Growers
June 29, 2016
Support Agriculture By Supporting New Growers [Opinion]
The next generation of farming in the U.S. needs all the help they can get. Read More
The Latest
GenNext Growers
November 30, 2016
Virtual Conference Designed For New, Beg…
National Farmers Union to present a conference that is entirely web-based. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 19, 2016
Agriculture’s Next Generation Aimi…
University Of Florida program puts feeding a rapidly growing population in the hands of students. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 17, 2016
Deadline Nearing For 2017 Almond Leaders…
Program dedicated to preparing next generation of industry leaders. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 17, 2016
Expert Answers Questions About Making Yo…
Returning to the family farm is a big step for both family members on the farm and those returning home. Read More
GenNext Growers
October 19, 2016
10 Suggestions For Making Your Return To…
Blood may be thicker than water, but also it could put business interests in the red, if you let it. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 19, 2016
What You Need To Know About Crop Insuran…
Learn the steps to protect your farm against major losses. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 18, 2016
Seminar To Be Held For Aspiring Farmers
Program to help new farmers understand first steps and necessary decisions to make. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 17, 2016
Seventeen Beginning Farmers Take Part In…
Beginning Farmers Institute focuses on advocacy and conservation. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 15, 2016
Report Says Younger Farm Operators Less …
In the latest U.S. Farmland Ownership, Tenure, and Transfer report, more young growers are engaging in land rental agreements when compared to more established producers. Read More
GenNext Growers
August 18, 2016
USDA Invests $17.8M To Educate Next Gene…
Money will bolster efforts of partner organizations to increase next generation of growers. Read More
GenNext Growers
August 18, 2016
Meet Mike Basedow Of The Young Growers A…
Coordinator talks about the future of young growers and the evolution of fruit production. Read More
GenNext Growers
August 17, 2016
8 Ways To Facilitate Learning In The Fie…
Don’t just train your workers, engage them, retain them, and improve job performance. Read More
GenNext Growers
July 22, 2016
Farming’s Next Generation Seeking …
Several innovative resources are available to help first-time growers acquire the property they need. Read More
GenNext Growers
July 14, 2016
USDA Announces Funding To Support Next G…
Grants totaling $8.4 million are available for training and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged veteran farmers to create increased opportunities in agriculture. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 29, 2016
Support Agriculture By Supporting New Gr…
The next generation of farming in the U.S. needs all the help they can get. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 20, 2016
Organic Farming Programs Can Be Eye-Open…
Tremendous sales growth of organic produce, combined with the average grower’s age, might equal opportunity. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 16, 2016
Farm Credit Loaned Nearly $13 Billion La…
2015’s total was up 12% from the amount loaned the prior year. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 16, 2016
Six Takeaways From My Trip To The Appala…
I write a lot about research being carried out throughout the country and globe. There are a lot of really Read More