2022 Young Farmer Agenda

Every five years, the National Young Farmers Coalition collects data from farmers in every state through the National Young Farmer Survey. In 2022 we received over 10,000 responses from past, current, and aspiring farmers across the country. The data presents

Building a Future with Farmers 2022: Results and Recommendations from the National Young Farmer Survey

The National Young Farmers Coalition’s new report, Building a Future with Farmers 2022: Results and Recommendations from the National Young Farmer Survey, shares the voices of a generation of young farmers who are working hard to feed their communities despite

The Next Generation of Farmers and Supply Chains

Food companies need to manage and prepare for the changing demographics of US agriculture. Young producers are likewise navigating the implications of a US farm transition and developing enterprise models for the long-term. Can companies make their supply chains foster

Young Farmers 2020 Accountability Report

Young Farmers first Accountability Report provides an account of our organization’s efforts to advance racial justice in agriculture and shares the overarching framework of our organization’s racial equity transformation, including goals, achievements, and missteps. Our hope is that the report

Land Policy Report

Land, policy, and power are closely intertwined. Read our new report to learn what the issues are, see policy solutions, and take action.

2020 Illinois Soil Health Policy Report

The havoc wrought on Midwest farms by historic flooding in 2019 brought to national attention, yet again, the impacts of climate change on U.S. agriculture. But for young farmers across the country and in the state of Illinois, last year

Specialty Crop Risk Management

  Specialty crop farming, with higher value markets and risk-mitigating diversification, offers an attractive option for beginning farmers. With access to crop insurance specialty crop growers and new and beginning farmers can more easily obtain credit to sustain and grow

2019 Pennsylvania Young Farmers Report

  READ THE REPORT   The majority of farm operators are nearing retirement and leaving the field at a time when average farm income has declined by nearly half over the past five years and land prices in many areas

2019 California Young Farmers Report

The 2019 California Young Farmers Report summarizes findings from a statewide survey and listening sessions across California. It offers a deeper understanding of the top challenges and barriers facing California’s young farmers and ranchers, particularly farmers of color. With invaluable

Farmland for Farmers

    Agriculture is an integral part of New York’s economy, culture, and landscape. The state’s 35,500 farms keep over 7 million acres of land in agricultural production, support more than 160,000 jobs, and generate in excess of $39 billion

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