Farmers are getting older and the number of family-owned farms is declining across the US. But the cost of entry for aspiring young farmers is often discouragingly high. In Montana — “where more than half of all ag producers in the state are either past or close to retirement age” — an innovative program “is attempting to connect landowners looking to transition out of the agriculture industry with emerging producers in need of land.”

 

 

 

 

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