cazenovia http://wrvo.org en Madison County farms see younger people take the helm http://wrvo.org/post/madison-county-farms-see-younger-people-take-helm <p>According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average age of a farmer in 2012 was 57. Forty percent of all farmers right now are over the age of 55. But in an era of increasing age among the men and women who grow our food, there are some younger people bucking the trend. Some of these new farmers are sending down roots in Madison County.<br><br>The cadre of 20 and 30-somethings running Greyrock Farm in Cazenovia are as likely to have a smartphone in their pocket as a pitchfork in their hands.<br> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:01:05 +0000 Ellen Abbott 41683 at http://wrvo.org Madison County farms see younger people take the helm