Press Releases

June 2018

RELEASE: Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill with Additional Wins for Young Farmers

RELEASE: Senate introduces bipartisan farm bill with big wins for young farmers

May 2018

RELEASE: House bill fails, young farmers call for new approach

RELEASE: In Wake of Rising Farmland Prices and Loss of Farmland, National Young Farmers Coalition, Land Trusts, American Farmland Trust, and New York Farm Bureau Back the Working Farm Protection Act

April 2018

RELEASE: Senators introduce bipartisan bill to recruit and train next generation of farmers

RELEASE: House Agriculture Committee concludes farm bill work without making necessary changes for young farmers

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition calls on Congress to authorize mental health assistance for farmers

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition releases innovative calculator tool for farmers seeking land

March 2018

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition supports bipartisan bill to address farmer mental health

RELEASE: Young farmers go to Albany to urge legislators to address the state’s farmland affordability issue with working farm easements

February 2018

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition alarmed by Trump’s proposed cuts for agriculture

RELEASE: NYFC applauds Colorado Senate Agriculture Committee passage of bipartisan legislation to help build agricultural workforce

January 2018

RELEASE: Young farmers to gather at Roundhouse to share top challenges with NM state legislators

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition issues guide to growing a farm with federal loans

November 2017

RELEASE: National Young Farmer Survey reveals a generation ready to defy odds

RELEASE: Young farmers gain momentum with introduction of two bipartisan bills

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition applauds bipartisan bill to aid young and beginning farmers

October 2017

RELEASE: Montana Young Farmers Ask for Senator Tester’s Support in the Farm Bill

RELEASE: NYFC Teams Up with Renowned Data Visualization Firm to Help Farmers Access Land

RELEASE: Bipartisan Effort Gives Stamp of Approval to New Agricultural Workforce Development Program

RELEASE: NYFC receives $250,000 award from USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program

August 2017

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition responds to Charlottesville

RELEASE: NYFC’s Lindsey Shute receives EatingWell Magazine’s 2017 American Food Heroes Award

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition to testify before new Colorado Young and Beginning Farmer Interim Study Committee

RELEASE: NYFC to hold Young Farmer Roundtables to urge members of Congress to support young farmers in the farm bill process

July 2017

RELEASE: NYFC Executive Director Lindsey Lusher Shute presents testimony urging Congress to strengthen support for young farmers

June 2017

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition comes to Washington, D.C., to make the case for millennial farmer support in 2018 Farm Bill

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition goes to Washington, D.C. to urge legislators to support a Farm Bill for the future

May 2017

CHAPTER RELEASE: Historic Win for Beginning Farmers in Minnesota

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition applauds CO young farmers committee

April 2017

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition applauds confirmation of Sonny Perdue as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

RELEASE: Momentum builds for Young Farmer Success Act (H.R. 1060)

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition applauds Montana House of Representatives for passage of Farmer Student Loan Bill

ADVISORY: New series of short films and blog posts profile young, innovative grain farmers

March 2017

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition Rejects Threat to Rural America in President’s Budget; Calls on Congress to Protect the Future of Agriculture

January 2017

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition Congratulates Governor Sonny Perdue

November 2016

REPORT: Short film highlights joys and challenges of being a young farmer in the arid West

July 2016

ADVISORY: Young Farmers to Discuss the Future of Suffolk County Agriculture

February 2016

REPORT: Water scarcity, climate change threaten a generation of young farmers in the West

June 2015

RELEASE: New Survey Finds Student Loan Debt is Exacerbating the Nation’s Farmer Shortage

RELEASE: Bipartisan Student Loan Bill Seeks to Recruit 100,000 New Farmers

February 2015

ADVISORY: National Young Farmers Coalition features up-and-coming women dairy farmers in a video series launching today

January 2015

RELEASE: “A Farmer’s Guide to Working with Land Trusts”

August 2014

PRESS ADVISORY: Sustaining Farming in the Arid West: Stories of young farmers, water, and resilience

October 2013

PRESS ADVISORY: Western Colorado Farm Hack Focusing on Drought Resilience

PRESS ADVISORY: National Day of Action to Save Local Farms

REPORT: “Farmland Conservation 2.0: How Land Trusts Can Protect America’s Working Farms”

April 2013

RELEASE: Republicans and Democrats Introduce New Bill To Aid Beginning Farmers

December 2012

RELEASE: Young Farmers Win in Proposed Farm Bill Extension

May 2012

RELEASE: Young Farmers Ready for New USDA Microloans

November 2011

REPORT: “Building a Future with Farmers: Challenges Face by Young, American Farmers and a National Strategy to Help Them Succeed”