Thinking about buying or renting land? Check out our free Finding Farmland Calculator and Online Course to compare financing options, analyze costs, and understand what you can afford. También en Español! Land access is the number one challenge In 2017, the National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) surveyed more than 3,500 young farmers and ranchers […]
RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition releases innovative calculator tool for farmers seeking land
Land affordability calculator offers financial insight on land access
HUDSON, NY (April 4, 2017) – Beginning farmers have a powerful new tool in their digital toolbox. The Finding Farmland Calculator (https://findingfarmland.youngfarmers.org/calculator), developed by the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) and Fathom Information Design, brings together innovative design and practical resources to help farmers overcome two top obstacles to starting a farm—access to land and capital.
In the heyday of high summer, while we’re out in the field until after dark planting broccoli starts by headlamp, it’s easy to miss what’s going in the world of agricultural policy. This is a friendly reminder that, while the greens are bolting and the chickens are molting, the Farm Credit Administration is considering a […]