Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Farming in a New Climate Reality with Mark Howden of the IPCC

In October, the The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a stunning Special Report on Climate Change. The study found that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current rate, we will face devastating consequences across all sectors by 2040, much earlier than previously thought. The IPCC is “the single largest science-policy experiment in history&#8221.

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Join Me in Celebrating the Joy of Succulents!

A Farm Bill for the Future

[WARNING: This blog post is long. Why, you ask? Because the 2018 Farm Bill contains so many wins that our movement has spent years fighting for, and we just have to tell you about all of them.] Just before 10pm on December 10th, Congressional leadership released the final version of the 2018 Farm Bill. That bill passed the Senate on an 87-13 vote the very next day. Today, it’s expected to pass the...

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The Sower

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Release: Young Farmers Secure Big Gains in Final Farm Bill Deal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: press@youngfarmers.org | View full release and contacts Young Farmers Secure Big Gains in the Final Farm Bill Deal Conference Report includes top priorities on land, credit, and training access WASHINGTON, DC (December 10, 2018) – The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) celebrated the release of the final farm bill agreement as House and Senate leadership...

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