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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
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
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
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
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
The UVM Extension New Farmer Project is seeking funding to develop a tractor education curriculum and train-the-trainer project that will be broadly available to help provide basic tractor safety, basic use and maintenance, and decision-making education to Northeast small scale
GOOD just published a new article by Jeff Gangemi, of FarmPlate.com, about NYFC’s fight to improve government ag policies: “The NYFC is currently lobbying Congress to roll back a proposed 50 percent cut to The Beginning Rancher and Farmer Development