Young Black Farmers Will Be Affected If Federal Funding Is Cut

Read the full story from Harvest Public Media.

New Communities, other nonprofits and historically black colleges across the South fought for the creation of the 2501 program in 1990, a farm bill initiative designed to help minority farmers through outreach and training…

The program needs to be reauthorized with each bill, and advocates are concerned the Trump administration will cut funding entirely in the next farm bill, which Congress will debate this year.

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