A farm mediator says miscommunication and egos effect farmers’ bottom-line more than markets and weather.
“The only way we’re going to get through this farm crisis is by sharing our ideas, being able to make joint decisions together. And, frankly, 10 years from now, I think we’re going to lose 50 percent of our farms. The families that are going to survive are going to be the ones that simply evolve.”
Andy Junkin with Agriculture Strategy tells Brownfield as farm ownership structures change from sole proprietors to multiple family owners, entitlement can get in the way.