Speculation about the future of agricultural jobs has been pervasive with the recent announcements of mergers and acquisitions. As the parent companies of the big companies in the crop protection and seed businesses cut jobs by the thousands (Dow, DuPont, Monsanto), the questions is how will this impact the job availability for new college grads planning to enter the agricultural field.
FarmNext recently conducted its national summit to announce results from its 2015 Listening Tour. FarmNext was launched in 2015 “to help elevate the voice of young farmers on a national scale at a time when farming, technology and source of our food is increasingly in the spotlight.”
By Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
Now that everyone has settled into the New Year, it is a perfect time to review and update your estate plan. Because situations change–marriages are celebrated, children are born, deaths occur–taking the time to update previously drafted documents is critical.