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On Tuesday, February 8, USDA announced its new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities pilot program. This program will aid in the fight against climate change by investing $1 billion, via USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation, to provide incentives to agricultural producers and

Young Farmers Climate Statement

Young farmers and ranchers across the country are working to solve the climate crisis. Join us. The thousands of young farmers and ranchers in our 45 chapters across the country began careers in agriculture for manifold reasons: to grow healthier

Mai Nguyen and the 2019 California Young Farmers Report

California produces more food than any other state in the nation. Over one-third of U.S. vegetables and two-thirds of U.S. fruits and nuts are grown in California. But drought, wildfire, and the impacts of climate change are increasing across the

What Could the Green New Deal Mean for the Future of Ag?

On February 7th, 2019 Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey introduced a resolution in Congress recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. The resolution starts by listing the many ways that climate change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Jessica Manly, Communications Director, press@youngfarmers.org | View full release and contacts RELEASE: Young Farmers Supports Federal Policy Action on Climate Change   The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) applauds Congress for taking steps to mitigate climate change and

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