2018 farm bill

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,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: press@youngfarmers.org | View full release and contacts Young Farmers Secure Big Gains in the Final Farm Bill Deal Conference Report includes top priorities on land, credit, and training access   WASHINGTON, DC (December 10, 2018) – The National

At midnight on October 1, the 2014 Farm Bill expired. Not only did it expire, but Congress has left D.C. without passing a temporary extension to fund key programs while the final bill is being negotiated. Without a farm bill

    Our farm bill has expired, and with it the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) has too. BFRDP is a critical program providing new farmers with skill-based training and business planning opportunities, and its defunding, even temporarily,

We are really down to the wire. September 30th is the farm bill expiration date, and unless Congress passes a final version of the bill, many of the programs young farmers rely on may lose funding. Stories break through the

  Before my great grandmother, Mrs. Maggie Johnson, made her transition when I was 5 years old, she told me I was the one who would take over our family’s 100-year old farm. Fifty years later, I am struggling to

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