Innovation by Young Generations in Farm Households

  • Yusuke MiyajiEmail author
Part of the New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives book series (NFRSASIPER, volume 32)


This chapter offers case studies to discuss the way to rebuild Japanese agriculture from the viewpoint of theories of entrepreneurship and innovation. Three cases, the Miyaji Swine Farm, Farmers’ Sons and Daughters Network, and Farmers’ Family Business Study Group, are analyzed, and the policy implications for the development of Japanese agriculture based on the entrepreneurship and innovation are derived.


Family farm Innovation Entrepreneurship Family business succession 


  1. Miyaji, Y. (2009). Selling pork with blowing in the wind of Shonan. Tokyo: Kanki Publishing.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Miyaji Swine FarmFujisawaJapan

Personalised recommendations