Important and timely research carried out on the human side of farm succession and retirement in later life by Dr Shane Conway, in the Discipline of Geography’s Rural Studies Unit at NUI Galway, has recently been featured on the International Farm Transition Network (IFTN) website based in the U.S.A. Please see: https://bit.ly/32GQA2M

This research provides an in-depth, nuanced understanding of the complex nature of the various emotional and social factors governing the behaviour patterns and attitudes of older farmers facing the ‘twin processes’ of farm succession and retirement in later life.

Source: NRN

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