What if the goal of the farm bill was to add 100,000 new farmers in the next few years?

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack posed this and other related questions to the Senate Agriculture Committee in a hearing yesterday.  Federal programs to promote other industry fields are common, but haven’t yet been crafted to address the aging farm population the country faces.  Read about his opening statements here: http://sustainableagriculture.net/blog/vilsack-beginning-farmers/


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