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How to Apply for CFAP2 COVID-19 Aid!

The deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) is December 11th! A total of $14 billion is available for payments to farmers and ranchers through CFAP 2 to assist with losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Questions Remain about the Centers of Community Prosperity Grant

On July 10th, the USDA’s Office of Partnerships and Public Relations (OPPE) released the request for applications for the Centers of Community Prosperity Grant. This initiative is funded with $2 million from appropriations* provided to the Outreach and Assistance to

USDA Launches Inaugural Urban Agriculture Grants Program

The USDA’s new Office for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production just launched its inaugural grants program, the Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (UAIP) Competitive Grants Program. These grants support programs led by nonprofit organizations, local or Tribal governments, and K-12

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

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