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Dick Cates: “We need new farmers.”

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Dick Cates, Director
Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Producers
UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
608-265-6437 or 608-588-2836
rlcates@wisc.edu, rlcates@mhtc.net

School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers
3:27 – Total time

0:22 – Why it’s important to train new farmer
0:55 – Challenges before beginning producers
1:33 – Who wants to be a farmer
1:54 – What are the opportunities
2:30 – What the school does
2:51 – Success rate of graduates
3:15 – Lead out

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