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Aging on The Farm

Aging on The Farm

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  • This video addresses the current aging population as it relates to farmers, farm families and workers. The average age of farmers is 58 and many choose to continue to work and live on the farm as it is a way of life. This video highlights:

    Farming and ranching is rated one of the most dangerous and physically demanding occupations in the United States.

    Aging farmers are more vulnerable to injury and illness.
    Agriculture as an occupation presents unique challenges for retired or semi-retired farmers and employees.Rural communities often have limited access to health care.

    The video is intended to bring awareness as a community to the specific issues with aging in rural America. Let’s start the conversation to promote the safety and health of our agricultural neighbors.

  • « Back to Database
  • Aging on The Farm

  • This video addresses the current aging population as it relates to farmers, farm families and workers. The average age of farmers is 58 and many choose to continue to work and live on the farm as it is a way of life. This video highlights:

    Farming and ranching is rated one of the most dangerous and physically demanding occupations in the United States.

    Aging farmers are more vulnerable to injury and illness.
    Agriculture as an occupation presents unique challenges for retired or semi-retired farmers and employees.Rural communities often have limited access to health care.

    The video is intended to bring awareness as a community to the specific issues with aging in rural America. Let’s start the conversation to promote the safety and health of our agricultural neighbors.