Today at 3 PM EST, Agriculture Deputy Secretary Harden will host a Google+ Hangout to highlight USDA’s commitment to new farmers to build the new generation of agriculture. There are great challenges and opportunities for new and beginning farmers and ranchers as the average age of farm operators continues to rise and more diverse farmers […]
Less than two weeks remain before the official National Day of Action on food safety! We’ve been hearing from folks all over the country, with events planned not only on October 20th, but all throughout the next month. It’s amazing to see what the beginning farmer network is capable of!
We have less than a month and a half until the comment period on the proposed food safety laws closes! These new rules stand to have a huge impact on the way all farms and ranches operate – even beginning farmers – and it’s crucial that we submit comments to help shape the way the […]
REMINDER:”How Much to Pay the Apprentice,” a Google Hangout discussion on farm internships and the law, is today at 6 PM Eastern. Tune in live, or check back in when you’ve got the time (the video will be up permanently!) here: How Much to Pay the Apprentice. See below for more details. ———- We are […]