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Where Do You Start?

🕔11:52, 26.Feb 2019

    It’s no secret that starting a farm without connections (usually a family member) is extremely difficult.  In a 2017 National Young Farmer Survey, the four biggest challenges for young U.S. farmers and ranchers were: Access to land  (This

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Expiration Exasperation

🕔13:03, 16.Oct 2018

  The 2018 Farm Bill expired on September 30th, but what exactly does this mean?  This massive and complex  piece of legislation is like a huge bundle of dozens of different programs rather than a single bill and not all

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The Face of a New Farm Bill Updated

🕔08:53, 27.Feb 2018

I recently received the NFU E-Newsletter and wanted to share what the National Farmers Union says about our nation’s Farm Bill: The Farm Bill is the most important and comprehensive piece of food and farm legislation in the United States.  It’s critical not just

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To Serve and Support

🕔11:55, 3.Oct 2017

We are all painfully aware of the potential for injury and death on farms, and while education and improved safety measures are in place, accidents still happen.  Farmers and ranchers in the United States rank second among laborers with disabilities

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