Young farmers help create vibrant communities
Being a young farmer isn’t always easy, but the rewards outweigh the challenges, Iowa Farm Bureau State Young Farmer Advisory Committee Chair Megan Hansen said last week during the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) annual meeting in Des Moines.
“When we look at the accomplishments of young farmers, I always reflect on how much can happen in these early years,” said Hansen, who farms with her husband, Dan, and their four children near Avoca. “We see members pursuing further education, starting full-time and part-time farming careers or adding an off-farm income. All this is happening while we may also be nurturing young...
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