As farmers age, who will take the helm? Agriculture secretary says it’s time to ‘be aggressive’

23 Feb 2014, Posted by admin in State News, Young Farmers

Mitchell Jones grew up knowing he wanted to be a farmer.

“I started in high school as an after-school activity,” Jones said. “I helped work on my neighbor’s farm.”
With his father working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and a grandfather in farming, it was inevitable that Jones would end up in the fields.

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