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New USDA team set to help beginning farmers and ranchers


Last updated 8/20/2020 at 11:35am

Press release

BOZEMAN — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is standing up a new team that will lead a department-wide effort focused on serving beginning farmers and ranchers.

To institutionalize support for beginning farmers and ranchers and to build upon prior agency work, the 2018 Farm Bill directed USDA to create a national coordinator position in the agency and state-level coordinators for four of its agencies — Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Risk Management Agency and Rural Development.

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