Key farmer training, cost share and farm business support programs would be extended for one year in House proposal
TIVOLI, NY — The National Young Farmer’s Coalition (NYFC) supports the proposed extension to the 2008 Farm Bill, as filed by the House of Representatives on Saturday. This last minute measure will provide funding for critical farm programs that lost all funding when the Bill expired in October of this year.
Farmers in many states recently have had to consider the effects that hydro-fracking, a new form of natural gas extraction, will have on their land, lives, and businesses. Contention around the technique stems from concerns of environmental contamination, amongst other dangers. It is an issue that affects – for good or for worse – all […]