Legislation would renew support for ‘socially disadvantaged’ farmers

Five senators and two representatives introduced legislation this week that would reauthorize and expand the Outreach to Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program, the USDA’s only program tailored specifically toward minority and veteran producers. The bill is supported by more than 100 farm, land, and justice organizations. The Assist Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran… » Read More

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