Farming on the Horizon: New York Farmers Prepare For The Future

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Farmers in New York state are in the field hauling wheat straw. ( Farm Journal )

In a survey from 2012, the USDA revealed the average age of a farmer is 58. Five years later, that number continues to climb.

To showcase the transition from the older generation, AgDay and U.S. Farm Report are featuring these progressive growers in a new series called “Farming on the Horizon.”

National Reporter Betsy Jibben visits Canandaigua, New York and introduces the father-son farming duo of Seth and Gary Pritchard.