The millennial generation – people born between 1982 and 2000 – have revolutionized the way industries perform and produce products including agriculture.
At 92 million people, this generation represents more than one-half of the U.S. workforce. As succession begins to occur in a variety of industries, including agriculture, you will begin to see a shift in leadership within farms and ranches having a positive effect on the operation itself.
Dissecting the Millennial Generation
Millennials have a few defining attributes. One of the most notable characteristics of this generation is that they are well connected through electronic devices. Advancements in technology and the rise of the internet have directly affected how millennials live their everyday lives. According to recent consumer data, millennials own an average of 7.7 internet-connected devices, using more than three of those devices every day.
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