New legislation introduced to help young farmers | Michigan Farm News

New legislation introduced to help young farmers

Category: Politics

by Meghan Grebner, Brownfield Ag News

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Michigan Farm Bureau’s 2017 Young Farm Employee of the Year Scott Thomas of Brown City

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House to help young farmers and veterans to purchase land and begin farming. The Farmers of Tomorrow Act would allow new, beginning, or veteran farmers to count a variety of qualifications toward the current three-year experience requirement to make it easier to access funding from the USDA.

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