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What does retirement mean on the farm?

Can older farmers ever retire or is their identity too bound up with their land and profession?

As our ideas about retirement itself are shifting, how could policymakers and researchers help them, either to work longer but more safely or, if they wish, pass on the legacy of the farm?  In the CRE blog Professor Sally Shortall reflects on these issues.

published on: 17 May 2017