WATCH: How Aging Farmers Are Changing The Face Of Agriculture
In the last 30 years, the average age of the American farmer has gone from 50 to 57 -- and a quarter are older than 65. That's causing dramatic changes in the agriculture business. Grant Gerlock of Harvest Public Media digs into the issue in this documentary, Changing Lands, Changing Hands. He focuses on the upper Midwest, but farmers across in North Texas are feeling the same pressures.
Here's the documentary from Harvest Public Media, a consortium of public radio and TV stations in the nation's breadbasket.