FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Bittman | View full release and contacts Senate introduces bipartisan farm bill with big wins for young farmers NYFC praises investments in farmer training, farmland protection, and racial equity WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 8, 2018) –
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
NYFC policy staff continues to dig into the House farm bill, H.R. 2. Read our previous posts on the overall analysis of the bill, as well as its potential impact for young farmers in the West.
Across the country, climbing land
Partisan markup yields heated debate, few amendments; NYFC calls on U.S. House to make improvements as farm bill goes to the floor
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 18, 2018) – The House Agriculture Committee completed its markup of the House farm bill today
Wedged in between White House scandals and Beychella, the House Agriculture Committee released their draft of the 2018 Farm Bill.
As NYFC outlined in our initial analysis of the bill, there is some good news for young farmers. Programs that support
Coalition of 36 farm and rural organizations send letter advocating for support in upcoming farm bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 9, 2018) – The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) joined 35 farm, rural, and health organizations in a letter calling on Congress
Urges Congress to fund stress assistance in the upcoming farm bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2018) – The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) applauds the introduction of a bipartisan bill (H.R. 5259) that would provide critical resources for farmers experiencing emotional,
By enacting the Young Farmer Agenda, Congress can inspire and support an entire generation of young producers, protect the resources they steward, strengthen the communities they feed, and revitalize the rural economies they underpin. Will you call your Member of
Urges Congress to recognize irreparable economic loss if retiring farmers have no replacements
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 12, 2018) – The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) expressed its frustration with President Trump’s budget outline for Fiscal Year 2019, released this morning, which
Young farmers working to overcome barriers—land access, student debt, labor, health care. National Young Farmers Coalition issues report on survey results; calls on lawmakers, businesses, and consumers to promote the “Young Farmer Agenda” as Congress writes a new farm bill