"Do the brightest, most able youths tend to leave the farm? Will the migration of youth deplete rural areas of future leadership?" The results of a preliminary study at Iowa State give some tentative answers.
Burchinal, Lee G.
"Who's Going to Farm?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 14
, Article 5.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol14/iss10/5