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Bill Would Help Train Next Generation of Farmers

The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) applauded today’s introduction of the ‘Next Generation in Agriculture Act’ by Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Susan Collins (R-ME). The bill would address key barriers to entry for young producers, including access to farmland, training, and federal programs.

 

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Markets are begging for more organic corn and soybeans. In 2017, the U.S. imported 16 million bushels of each crop. There’s room for growth, too—organic only accounts for 0.2% of corn and 0.1% of soybean production, according to Rabobank and USDA.   Read more

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