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By enacting the Young Farmer Agenda, Congress can inspire and support an entire generation of young producers, protect the resources they steward, strengthen the communities they feed, and revitalize the rural economies they underpin. Will you call your Member of

The time is now to speak up for young farmers. The Senate is rewriting the Higher Education Act, which includes federal student loan policy and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. They’re soliciting input from key stakeholders—take action today!

Through policy advocacy and working with USDA staff at the national level, NYFC has been fighting to make sure that Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans and programs serve the needs of all young farmers. There’s also a way for you

With the Senate’s repeal of the Affordable Care Act looming, young farmers from across the country wrote to tell us about what’s at stake on their farms. If you have a health care story to share, let us know. Help us

A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives took action to address our urgent national need for more young farmers by reintroducing the Young Farmer Success Act (H.R. 1060).   The National Young Farmers Coalition first worked with members of Congress in 2015 to

Election season is in full swing, and Congress is in recess, which means that instead of hanging out in D.C., most Senators and Representatives are in their home states, listening to voters. Agriculture hasn’t gotten much discussion at the national

Bringing young people back to the farm or ranch is a national priority. The average age of the American farmer is increasing, and farmers over the age of 65 outnumber farmers under the age of 35 by a margin of

New food safety regulations are coming to a farm near yours!  (Actually, they’re coming to your farm too.) As we have previously reported, the FDA is writing an entirely new set of food safety laws.  There are a lot of

Last week, for the first time in 40 years, the House of Representatives passed a farm bill without the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (also called SNAP or food stamps). This was an unprecedented move, and came despite the fact that

Today, the House will start voting on amendments for its final version of the 2013 Farm Bill.  If you’ve been waiting, wondering how you can make a difference, this is it! The Senate passed its version of the 2013 Farm

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