RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition alarmed by Trump’s proposed cuts for agriculture

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 proposes to slash funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture by 16 percent.

Succession Strategies for Beginning Farmers

An important new report by Michigan State University highlights the issue of farm succession after retirement, which is of much interest to new, beginning farmers. How might this apply to those of us planning a career in farming? First of all, a large turnover is expected soon among longstanding farmers surveyed in Michigan. According to […]