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Lessons learned from previous generations can help young farmers

Lessons learned from previous  generations can help young farmers

It isn’t easy getting started in farming, but young farmers can achieve success with a willingness to learn, to accept change and to take risks, says Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Advisory Committee Chair Laura Cunningham.

Cunningham, a cattle and row-crop farmer from Nora Springs, gave an uplifting message to young farmers and their mentors at the Iowa Farm Bureau’s annual meeting last week in Des Moines.

Cunningham said every generation in agriculture has faced hardship or challenges in their careers. Yet farmers always ...




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