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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

New year, new farm bill, climate news

On December 20th, after months of heated debate, the 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law. Though it’s by no means perfect, the bill’s passage brings some much needed relief to farmers and ranchers across the country dealing with trade

OG Weather Nerds

It’s hard to imagine anyone thinking more about the weather than farmers, but then again, there’s Chief Meteorologist Mark Brusberg of USDA’s agricultural weather and assessments group. This week, Lindsey talks with Mark about the ways that drought, extreme weather,

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