Exchange Exemplar: A Farm In Transition
Maybe it's funny to say "OK boomer," but the departure of baby boomers from the workforce--while celebrated by some younger workers--represents a seismic shift.
Consider farming, where the average age for a farmer is 58. That means retirement looms, and handing the business off... to whom? Not all people who grew up on farms want the job.
Farm life and succession are captured in Ted Genoways's book This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm. This interview from 2017 introduces us to the Hammond family of Nebraska.