Virginia Tech Professor Emeritus David Kohl says younger farmers are doing well in three areas: cost control, creating and executing marketing plans and knowing how to get money out of their capital assets. “While they have their challenges, they are adapting and repositioning given the environment we’re in.” Speaking at MN Ag Expo, Kohl says one of the big challenges in the current environment is the net farm income coming from the government. “We’re going to have to watch that. If it’s pulled out in the short-term, farms are going to struggle.”
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