GenNext Growers

The GenNext Growers InitiativeSM, founded by American Vegetable Grower®, American Fruit Grower®, and Florida Grower® magazines and sponsored by BASF, focuses on the needs of the up-and-coming generation of our nation’s fruit, nut, vegetable, and citrus growers. Through content in our magazines, GenNextGrowers.com, monthly enewsletters, webinars, and other events, the GenNext Growers Initiative provides these new farm owners, managers, and staff with information to help them develop the additional skills they need to lead their companies into the future and a place where they can share expertise, suggestions, and ideas.
GenNext Growers Stories
GenNext Growers
December 15, 2016
Study Says Young Growers Seek More Information on Business, Technology
Automation and data access on smart phones among key interests. Read More
GenNext Growers
December 11, 2016
California Agricultural Leadership Program Announces Selection Of New Class
Twenty-four individuals have been selected for Class 47 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program, an advanced leadership development experience for Read More
GenNext Growers
December 4, 2016
New Loans Available For Small, Beginning, Urban Growers
USDA recently announced streamlined guaranteed Loans and additional lender category for small-scale operators. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 30, 2016
Virtual Conference Designed For New, Beginning Farmers
National Farmers Union to present a conference that is entirely web-based. Read More
One World Challenge wall at the University of Florida
GenNext Growers
November 19, 2016
Agriculture’s Next Generation Aiming To Save The World
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 Leadership Program Applications
Program dedicated to preparing next generation of industry leaders. Read More
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
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GenNext Growers
January 18, 2017
$858,000 in Grants to Encourage Careers …
Funding to invest in programs that educate, promote science in the classroom. Read More
GenNext Growers
January 17, 2017
9 Financial Resolutions to Boost Your Fa…
If a goal for the new year includes increasing profitability, there are ways you can better manage your business. Read More
GenNext Growers
December 16, 2016
What to Know When Purchasing New or Used…
Prepare to ask as many questions as possible to determine whether it will serve your operation in the long term. Read More
GenNext Growers
December 15, 2016
Study Says Young Growers Seek More Infor…
Automation and data access on smart phones among key interests. Read More
GenNext Growers
December 11, 2016
California Agricultural Leadership Progr…
Twenty-four individuals have been selected for Class 47 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program, an advanced leadership development experience for Read More
GenNext Growers
December 4, 2016
New Loans Available For Small, Beginning…
USDA recently announced streamlined guaranteed Loans and additional lender category for small-scale operators. Read More
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