1. Why did you enter farming and what were your original goals? What are they now?
2. What are the primary challenges you have faced and overcome in your operation as a young producer?
3. Describe a business innovation/practice that you have developed or use that makes your farm business more
sustainable in any of the following areas (Be sure to include any results and provide any available documentation that might support your statements - for example, financials, newspaper articles, industry awards):
(1) farm finance
(2) family/employee relations
4. Describe any additional efforts toward sustainability on your farm, i.e., conservation efforts, new technologies, community enhancement, or "out-of-the-box" business practices. Be sure to include results achieved where applicable.
5. What does "sustainability" mean to you?