FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Manly, Communications Director, firstname.lastname@example.org | View full release and contacts (WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2019) The Young Farmer Success Act (HR 3232) was introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT), Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Rep.
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!
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
Today NYFC released a new report, Farming Is Public Service: A Case for Adding Farmers to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which shows that student loan debt is one of the key barriers preventing more would-be farmers and ranchers from entering
Recently Introduced Bi-Partisan Federal Legislation Would Classify Farming As Public Service - Providing Student Loan Relief If Passed HUDSON, NY — Results from a new survey conducted by the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) show that student loan debt is one
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
In our first monthly update of the year, we have lots of news to share from our snowbound headquarters in Hudson, NY: new staff, new board members, new advisors, and a new guidebook! We also have updates on #FarmingIsPublicService, a
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
Young people shouldn’t have to choose between a career in farming and paying off their student loan debt. But we’ve heard it again and again—student loan debt is keeping young people from succeeding in agriculture. Now NYFC is taking this
Young people shouldn’t have to choose between a career in farming and paying off their student loan debt. But we’ve heard it again and again—student loan debt is keeping young people from succeeding in agriculture. Today, we’re launching a new