There are many who’d rather not leave West Virginia, if they could find a job to support themselves and their family. Some dream of being a part of one of the state’s historic occupations—running a farm. But national surveys show the biggest challenge to being a farmer, regardless of geography or if you grew up on a farm, is finding land. So, check out the Finding Farmland Course, a free online tool for young and beginning farmers.
The Finding Farmland Course suggests buying land may be the right choice for some while others may find land ownership is not their best option, or at least not when getting started.
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