Press Releases

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”