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HELPING YOUNG FARMERS GET STARTED

The National Young Farmers Coalition, with the help of Fathom Information Design, yesterday launched a new website geared at helping young farmers get a foot in the agricultural door. The website, Finding Farmland, helps young farmers find access to land and capital, and includes a first-of-its-kind land affordability calculator that makes it easy for farmers… read more

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ENTRY BARRIER

Results from a new survey conducted by the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) show that student loan debt is one of the key barriers preventing young people from becoming farmers and ranchers.

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YOUNG LEADER SURVEY

Finding and securing adequate land to grow crops and raise animals was once again the top challenge identified in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual outlook survey of participants in the Young Farmers & Ranchers program. That challenge was identified by 29% of respondents, followed by government regulations, which was identified by 13% of the… read more

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