In many farms across the nation, the statistics, the market, and the cost of farming has been heavily impacted by the agriculture literacy of the consumers we cater to. Agriculture literacy is defined as “possessing knowledge and understanding of the food and fiber system.” Throughout the years, there have been growing disconnects and misinformation cycle […]
The Emergency Relief for Farmers of Color Act isn’t just a COVID relief issue for BIPOC farmers. This aid helps rectify a systemic issue facing this group.
4-H helped to shape NFL linebacker Avery Williamson’s life and work ethic. Now he’s channeling those values to the next generation.
Innovative farm immersion programs are possible when we look at our communities not as a divide between urban and rural, but rather as a bridge.
The Department of Justice defends socially disadvantaged farmers and their path to debt relief under the American Rescue Plan Act.
The Next Generation of Black and Hispanic Farmers Scholarship Program will award up to 25 scholarships to Black and Hispanic graduating high school seniors.
USDA announced they will begin to pay off the farm loans of nearly 16,000 minority farmers starting in June and continue on a rolling basis.
The John Deere-led LEAP (Legislation, Education, Advocacy and Production Systems) coalition now has a website dedicated to advancing its mission.