Farming is Public Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Manly, Communications Director, press@youngfarmers.org | View full release and contacts WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 18, 2019) Today, the Student Loan Forgiveness for Farmers and Ranchers Act (S. 2168) was introduced by Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Senator Tom

Tell the Senate to Address Farmer Student Loan Debt

The time is now to speak up for young farmers. The Senate is rewriting the Higher Education Act, which includes federal student loan policy and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. They’re soliciting input from key stakeholders—take action today!

Young Farmer Success Act Reintroduced in Congress

A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives took action to address our urgent national need for more young farmers by reintroducing the Young Farmer Success Act (H.R. 1060).   The National Young Farmers Coalition first worked with members of Congress in 2015 to

Young Farmer Success Act introduced in Congress

University of Maryland agriculture instructor Meredith Epstein loves teaching, but it isn’t the career she imagined for herself. Epstein doesn’t lack the skills, training, or talent for her chosen profession—farming—she simply can’t afford to invest in a farm of her

Holiday Shopping for the Farmer You Love

The NYFC “Farming is Public Service”  tees are here for the farmers and farm lovers on your list! You can support the campaign to tackle student loan debt – one of the large obstacles new farmers face as they launch

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