Thursday, July 21, 2016

Food Security. Farm Credit. Beginning Farmers Discuss Challenges and Recommendations at Farm Credit Panel

"With financing from Farm Credit, beginning farmers Shawn and Shane Tiffany run a 15,000 head feed lot, farm 2,500 acres and run 2,500 head of yearlings."


Beginning Farmers Discuss Challenges and Recommendations at Farm Credit Panel

At a recent panel discussion at the Senate Hart Office Building arranged by Farm Credit, four beginning farmers discussed the unique risks and challenges they face, and shared recommendations to help other beginning farmers successfully establish their own operations. After opening remarks by Sen. Pat Roberts (KS), Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI), Ranking Member Senate Agriculture Committee, moderator Peyton Fair, Growing Forward Specialist with Farm Credit Mid-America, led a lively conversation among the four panelists: Adam Ingrao, an Army veteran, urban farmer and Executive Director, Farmer Veteran Coalition of Michigan; Odessa Oldham, a Wyoming...

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