Sandy beaches, tropical islands and no alarm clock may seem like the ideal retirement, but for some, getting up with the roosters is their idea of living happily ever after. Tom Thomas is one of the 12 percent of people over 65 who is considered a beginning farmer. After 35 years of teaching, Thomas retired to 300-acres of corn, soybeans and other crops. His 67-year-old brother-in-law did the same, purchasing 450 acres. Read more (Iowa Public Radio).
Get Email Updates
- We offer a variety of programs to help farmers, ranchers, communities, and businesses that have been hard hit by na… https://t.co/6DXK4GurHx 05:44PM - 6 Jul 2022
- We'll be sending pre-filled Emergency Relief Program applications to about 9,000 producers with Noninsured Disaster… https://t.co/1l4wN4L1jQ 06:35PM - 5 Jul 2022
- Ready to expand your operation? Check out our loan interest rates as of July 1, 2022: https://t.co/r81YmV5OSO 06:27PM - 5 Jul 2022
- The Livestock Forage Program compensates eligible livestock producers who've suffered grazing losses due to drought… https://t.co/2Ik9WPT7NM 03:36PM - 1 Jul 2022
- Our electronic Loan Deficiency Payment Service (eLDP) is an Internet-based service allowing producers to request LD… https://t.co/de0NQa0byn 06:17PM - 30 Jun 2022