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.
How can we help Iowa farm families transition a new generation onto the farm more successfully?
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.
Year of Grant Completion
Opheim, Teresa, "Adding a new generation to Iowa's sustainable farms" (2010). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 351.