Commodity farmers across the nation are struggling under the weight of low prices and tariffs, resulting in bankruptcies and crisis in farm country. In this second conversation with Roger Johnson, farmer and president of the National Farmers Union, we talk
Eric Sannerud of Mighty Axe Hops and the Central Minnesota Young Farmers Coalition talks about the campaign to pass the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit in Minnesota. This new law gives a tax credit to landowners who rent or sell their
In the next 5 years, 100 million acres of farmland will need a new owner — yet finding farmland is the hardest thing for young farmers. Why is that? Holly Rippon-Butler, director of the land program at the National Young
Ferd Hoefner, the senior strategic advisor to the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, schools us on how crop insurance and commodity programs work and why they’re causing problems. This podcast is critical listening for anyone looking to understand the farm bill.
How do you pass a bipartisan bill these days? Lindsey Lusher Shute interviews Andrew Bahrenburg on the passage of the Senate farm bill. They cover the nutrition debate and midterms, an unexpected Cuba wrinkle, and what’s next in the political
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2018) – After today’s stunning defeat of the House farm bill, H.R. 2, in a 198 - 213 vote, the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) called on Members of Congress to repair the bipartisan farm bill
At long last, the House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway (R-TX) introduced his draft of the 2018 Farm Bill on Thursday. And we’ve got work to do. The bill maintains important provisions for beginning farmers, such as the Beginning Farmer