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Recruiting leadership for the future of U.S. agriculture

Executive Director Job Posting Letter from co-founder, Lindsey Lusher Shute Dear Friends, In 2019, I will resign as founding executive director of the National Young Farmers Coalition to become the founding CEO of the new Farm Generations Cooperative. This new

New year, new farm bill, climate news

On December 20th, after months of heated debate, the 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law. Though it’s by no means perfect, the bill’s passage brings some much needed relief to farmers and ranchers across the country dealing with trade

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The Shutdown Show 2 with Secretary Tom Vilsack

Tom Vilsack served as the 30th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under President Barack Obama. Prior to his appointment as Secretary, Vilsack served two terms as the Governor of Iowa, in the Iowa State Senate, and as the mayor of Mt.

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#NYFCconvergence 2018: Olivia Watkins

Olivia Watkins of Holly Springs, NC shares why she is joining the 100 young farmers heading to DC for our 4th Annual National Leadership Convergence this November 12th-15th. “Next week I will be going to the Capitol with 100 other

#NYFCconvergence 2018: Happy Family Ranch

Roberto Melendez of Happy Family Ranch in Midland, VA shares why he is joining the 100 young farmers heading to DC for our 4th Annual National Leadership Convergence this November 12th-15th. “My parents and I own and operate Happy Family

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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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Manly, press@youngfarmers.org  | View full release and contacts   STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF THE 2018 FARM BILL Washington, DC (December 21, 2018) – The 2018 Farm Bill, signed into law today, is a victory for the farm community,

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