Can you be a successful farmer in the Global Era? Farmers gather information from many different sources and make decisions quickly. Some relate to planting and growing crops. Others involve labor, technology, resources, regulations, and marketing. You will have to plow through many challenges to harvest a profit!
Although fewer than 2 percent of Americans are farmers, many young people dream of careers in agriculture. Farm education and youth organizations are critical to training new generations of high-tech farmers, who will feed people at home and around the world.