Project ID

M2008-15

Abstract

Making a graceful transition from one generation to the next is a challenge for any Iowa farm family. The Practical Farmers of Iowa organization looked for ways to smooth the path to farm operation for new farmers interested in sustainability.

Key Question

How can we help Iowa farm families transition a new generation onto the farm more successfully?

Findings

By providing programming that is welcoming and friendly and provides many opportunities for family members to work together on vision, goal setting, business planning and other skills.

Principal Investigator(s)

Teresa Opheim

Year of Grant Completion

2010

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