Retiring to the Farm

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).

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