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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Manly, Communications Director, press@youngfarmers.org | View full release and contacts (WASHINGTON, DC, June 5, 2019) This morning, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research held a hearing to examine the impacts of relocating

Census Results Are In: We Need #MOREFARMERS

Last week, the USDA’s NASS released the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, the first count in over five years of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who run them. What do we know now about the state

Broken Promises: 4-H's LGBT+ Controversy

The 4-H program’s mission statement includes “a promise to America’s kids to reflect the population demographics, vulnerable populations, diverse needs, and social conditions of the country.” In 2017, however, USDA administration pressured the national 4-H organization to retract its LGBT+

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Communications Director, Jessica Manly, press@youngfarmers.org | View full release and contacts Young Farmers Suffering in Extended Government Shutdown Washington, DC (January 19, 2019) – The Federal Government shutdown, now on day 29, has shuttered USDA offices across

Finding and Funding Your Farm

By Michael Durante, Land Access Program Associate The demographics suggest that finding farmland should be easier now than ever, and indeed the National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates that over the next five years, nearly 100 million acres of U.S. farmland are

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