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Created: 1/27/10 (Wed) | Topic: Education        

Why do farmers farm
 

Why do farmers farm

It's the age-old question. Why do farmers farm? Successful Farming’s Agriculture Online (www.agriculture.com) farmers were asked: “What do you like most about farming?”

The answers included:

  • Independence, 55 percent
  • Growing things, 21 percent
  • Machinery and tools, 9 percent
  • Nature, 5 percent
  • Other, 4 percent
  • Livestock, 3 percent
  • Financial rewards, 3 percent


 

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