News - - It's safe to say that the goal of most every business owner is to build their business and then pass it down to their children. Farming, of course, is no different.

There is another option as well. My good friend, Joe Tomandl, is one of the founders of the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship - http://www.dairygrazingapprenticeship.org . This is a program unique to Wisconsin in which young people interested inleaningtheagriculturetrade, specificallydairyfarming, can get apprenticeships at area farms. I posted an article about it earlier this year ( http://wncy.com/blogs/agriculture/698/dairy-grazing-apprenticeship/ ) It's definitely an option for farmers if the next generation lacks the passion and enthusiasm for farming that they have.

Ken Notes: Another article that needs to be shared to get to the right people...
Read More At: http://wtaq.com/blogs/agriculture/698/who-do-you-pass-the-farm-to/



- - Volume: 2 - WEEK: 39 Date: 9/23/2014 8:42:59 AM -