GenNext Growers Stories

CitrusIt’s Time For Young Farming Leaders To Engage [Opinion]
October 21, 2014
Florida Grower editor Frank Giles says there are capable and talented youths in the ag field ready to step up and take the reins. Read More
CitrusReport: Major Food And Agriculture Employers Can’t Fill Vital Jobs
October 21, 2014
Current shortage of young farming professionals means ample employment opportunity for the next generation. Read More
FruitsUSDA Expands Access To Credit To Help More Beginning And Family Farmers
October 7, 2014
Changes increase eligibility and financing options. Read More
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GenNext GrowersGenNext Growers Webcast: “Working With Lawmakers And Agricultural Associations To Shape A Better Future”
October 1, 2014
This is the first of a series of webcasts targeting topics affecting the next generation of specialty crop growers. In this episode, Mike Stuart, president of FFVA and Ben Albrittion, Florida District 56 representative, offer insight on the role you can play in expressing the needs of your business to your local, state, and national representatives. Read More
GenNext GrowersGrowers Need To Be Mindful When Dealing With The Media
October 1, 2014
When being interviewed for a story, preparation is the foundation to help you successfully get your point across. Read More
GenNext GrowersWe Need Your Questions For Our GenNext Growers Webcast Series
September 23, 2014
This series will present strategies and tips to make your voice heard and count when speaking to legislators. Read More
CitrusHarness The Marketing Power Of Video
September 1, 2014
Multimedia platform is an effective and inexpensive marketing tool for you to attract new customers and keep existing ones loyal to your brand. Read More
CitrusFlorida’s Future Farming Leaders Dig Up Knowledge In The Golden State
August 15, 2014
Class 3 of FFVA's Emerging Leader Development Program learn a lot from road trip to California's Salinas Valley. Read More
GenNext GrowersHow To Create A Smooth Farm Transition From One Generation To The Next
August 4, 2014
The Zittels have plans. Lots of them, in fact. This fourth-generation family farm in Western New York works together — Read More
Business PlanningHow To Secure A Farm Loan
August 1, 2014
From written plans to balance sheets, there are steps you need to take before moving forward with finances. Read More
GenNext GrowersUSDA Grants Help Veterans, Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture
July 30, 2014
Partnerships continue USDA efforts supporting new farmers and build greater diversity in American agriculture. Read More
BerriesMichigan Blueberry Producer, Georgian U-Pick Operator Among Those Honored As ‘Champions of Change’ For Agriculture
July 30, 2014
White House and USDA recognize 15 individuals who represent the next generation of farming and ranching. Read More

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Farm ManagementMake Your Voice Heard On The Issues Important To Your B…
November 4, 2014
Ag's voice is distressingly underrepresented on important issues for all of our businesses. Our GenNext Growers webcast series offers solutions to help you change that. Read More
GenNext GrowersWatch Now! Register To View The GenNext Growers On-Dema…
November 3, 2014
In the first installment of the GenNext Webcast Series, you will learn how to engage with lawmakers and ag associations to help shape a better future for your business and for agriculture. Read More
GenNext GrowersSeeking Sustainability? Here’s Why Farmers Should…
November 1, 2014
USDA wing offers grants and information to improve farm operations and farming practices. Read More
CitrusIt’s Time For Young Farming Leaders To Engage [Op…
October 21, 2014
Florida Grower editor Frank Giles says there are capable and talented youths in the ag field ready to step up and take the reins. Read More
CitrusReport: Major Food And Agriculture Employers Can’t Fi…
October 21, 2014
Current shortage of young farming professionals means ample employment opportunity for the next generation. Read More
FruitsUSDA Expands Access To Credit To Help More Beginning A…
October 7, 2014
Changes increase eligibility and financing options. Read More
GenNext Webinar
GenNext GrowersGenNext Growers Webcast: “Working With Lawmakers …
October 1, 2014
This is the first of a series of webcasts targeting topics affecting the next generation of specialty crop growers. In this episode, Mike Stuart, president of FFVA and Ben Albrittion, Florida District 56 representative, offer insight on the role you can play in expressing the needs of your business to your local, state, and national representatives. Read More
GenNext GrowersGrowers Need To Be Mindful When Dealing With The Media
October 1, 2014
When being interviewed for a story, preparation is the foundation to help you successfully get your point across. Read More
GenNext GrowersWe Need Your Questions For Our GenNext Growers Webcast …
September 23, 2014
This series will present strategies and tips to make your voice heard and count when speaking to legislators. Read More
CitrusHarness The Marketing Power Of Video
September 1, 2014
Multimedia platform is an effective and inexpensive marketing tool for you to attract new customers and keep existing ones loyal to your brand. Read More
CitrusFlorida’s Future Farming Leaders Dig Up Knowledge…
August 15, 2014
Class 3 of FFVA's Emerging Leader Development Program learn a lot from road trip to California's Salinas Valley. Read More
GenNext GrowersHow To Create A Smooth Farm Transition From One Generat…
August 4, 2014
The Zittels have plans. Lots of them, in fact. This fourth-generation family farm in Western New York works together — Read More
Business PlanningHow To Secure A Farm Loan
August 1, 2014
From written plans to balance sheets, there are steps you need to take before moving forward with finances. Read More
GenNext GrowersUSDA Grants Help Veterans, Minority Farmers Get Started…
July 30, 2014
Partnerships continue USDA efforts supporting new farmers and build greater diversity in American agriculture. Read More
BerriesMichigan Blueberry Producer, Georgian U-Pick Operator A…
July 30, 2014
White House and USDA recognize 15 individuals who represent the next generation of farming and ranching. Read More
Apples & PearsFor GenNext Tree Fruit Growers, Social Media Is A Neces…
July 14, 2014
Next generation offers tips, pointers to increase traffic on your social media accounts. Read More
CitrusTap The Potential Of Online Communities
July 1, 2014
Now is the time for GenNext Growers to help their operations and join the social media conversation. Read More
CitrusNew Website Created For Beginning Farmers
June 24, 2014
Portal to provide a centralized, one-stop resource to explore the variety of USDA initiatives designed to help GenNext Growers and ranchers succeed. Read More