YOUNG FARMERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY FLY TO WASHINGTON, D.C. TO FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE OF U.S. AGRICULTURE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: https://www.youngfarmers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Screen-Shot-2021-08-17-at-2.19.49-PM-2-1.png, Communications Director, firstname.lastname@example.org | View full release and contacts WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 23, 2019) This week, the National Young Farmers Coalition is flying young farmers from across the country to Washington, D.C. to advocate for funding for key farm bill programs, student loan forgiveness for farmers and ranchers, and […]
In the first week of June, with the 2018 farm bill already in motion, twelve young farmers flew to D.C. to tell Congress we need a farm bill that invests in our future. They discussed land access, student loans, health care and more. We held 44 meetings in one day and left D.C. feeling confident that young farmer interests will be […]
RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition comes to Washington, D.C., to make the case for millennial farmer support in 2018 Farm Bill
Fighting for the future of agriculture, young farmers fly 13,000 miles, hold 44 legislative meetings, and debate seven USDA programs—fueled by four gallons of coffee!
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 13, 2017) – Leaving their farms and ranches at one of the most difficult times of the year, millennial farmer members of the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC), the only national group solely focused on young farmers, met with their legislative representatives in Washington, D.C., to advocate for support in the upcoming farm bill.
RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition goes to Washington, D.C. to urge legislators to support a Farm Bill for the future
Millennial farmers from IA, MN, CO, NM, AZ, GA, NC, DC, MD, MT, TX, and the Navajo Nation come to nation’s capital to engage their elected officials
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 6, 2017) – Fresh on the heels of a legislative victory in Minnesota, where passage of a tax credit bill gives young farmers better access to land, the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) converges in Washington, D.C. today to advocate for a 2018 Farm Bill that renews rural economies and enables a new generation of farmers to grow the nation’s food supply.
First of all, a huge thank you to everyone who took the time last week to sign the petition, make calls, tell friends, etc. about the Senate’s budget vote. As a refresher, there were three big pushes we had: to push funding for the beginning farmer programs that had been left high and dry in […]
The halls of Congress heard ringing of cowboy boots and the stomping of mud-stained muck boots this past week as farmers from across the country descended on our nation’s capitol. On Monday and Tuesday, the Young Farmers Coalition brought five beginning farmers from California, South Dakota, Colorado, and New York to Washington, DC to meet […]
Hey all-We want to give out a huge Thank You! to the intrepid young farmers who came from the four corners of the country to speak with Senators and Representatives earlier this week about the importance of beginning farmer programs in the USDA budget. (Stay tuned to the blog for a reportback on that adventure […]