Encuesta de asistencia técnica agrícola // Farm Technical Assistance Survey
[In English below] Acceso a tierras agrícolas, administrando las finanzas de su empresa, la búsqueda de seguros, y más: hay muchas consideraciones que los agricultores deben tener en cuenta para manejar sus operaciones. Nosotros estamos realizando una encuesta para comprender mejor cómo es el nivel de asistencia técnica a los agricultores y productores en Vermont, […]
Young Farmers COVID-19 Survey Summary
In February 2020, the National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) distributed a survey to farmers and ranchers across the country to learn more about the challenges they are facing on their farms and in their communities as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The following is a summary of our survey results. The Coalition will […]
RELEASE: The Coalition issues new report on challenges facing young Pennsylvania farmers and recommends creative policy solutions to support the future of 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 The Coalition’s latest report calls on the Commonwealth to protect its agricultural and economic future by investing in the success of young Pennsylvania farmers who are getting trained, working hard, and managing the risks inherent to their chosen career. The report highlights […]
RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition releases 2019 California Report with focus on young farmers and farmers of color
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, email@example.com | View full release and contacts RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition releases 2019 California Report with focus on young farmers and farmers of color Report link: https://www.youngfarmers.org/resource/2019careport/ (Sacramento, California, April 25, 2019) California is the highest producing agricultural state in the U.S. by value. The state […]
Take the 2018 Pennsylvania Young Farmers Survey!
Are you a young farmer in Pennsylvania? Take the NYFC 2018 PA Young Farmers Survey today! NYFC is building farmer-led change, and we want to be sure your voice is heard in shaping the policies and programs that impact you. We will use the results to create a platform to inform policy makers, technical assistance […]
RELEASE: NATIONAL YOUNG FARMER SURVEY REVEALS A GENERATION READY TO DEFY ODDS
Young farmers working to overcome barriers—land access, student debt, labor, health care. National Young Farmers Coalition issues report on survey results; calls on lawmakers, businesses, and consumers to promote the “Young Farmer Agenda” as Congress writes a new farm bill
HUDSON, NY – Nov. 27, 2017 – America’s new generation of young farmers expect to overcome major barriers to their success in agriculture, including access to land, affordable health care, and mounting student loan debt, but success will require deliberate policy change at all levels of government, according to the 2017 National Young Farmer Survey. The survey was conducted by the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) in partnership with Dr. Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of Sustainability at George Washington University and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture.
What services would help your farm business?
By Lindsey Lusher Shute, NYFC Executive Director and Cofounder As we near our 5th anniversary, NYFC is working to find new and innovative ways to fulfill our mission of representing, mobilizing, and engaging young farmers. We want to ensure the success of the farmers we serve and the organization we’ve built together. Something we’re exploring […]
The West, water and you: Take our new survey
This year drought has gripped the West to a new extreme. But both young and seasoned farmers are forging new and innovative solutions, growing more food with less water while enhancing biodiversity, soil health, and their local communities. Yet despite this, too often young farmers are not engaged in shaping water policy. This means their […]
RELEASE: FARMLAND CONSERVATION 2.0: HOW LAND TRUSTS CAN PROTECT AMERICA'S WORKING FARMERS
The National Young Farmers Coalition released a report today that reveals how current farmland conservation practices are failing working farmers. Farmland Conservation 2.0: How Land Trusts Can Protect America’s Working Farms surveyed 200 land trust leaders from across the United States and found that one-quarter of land trusts have seen protected farmland move out of […]
Survey – Help Understand Beginning Farmer Knowledge Networks
NYFC would like to help researchers and other organizations better understand how to help beginning farmers! Below is information on a survey on organic farmer knowledge networks. If you have the time, please fill out the survey to help. My name is Emily and I am a senior at Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA. […]