The USDA hopes by making these changes we will see an increase in participation in the National Organic Program.
The time to make it happen is now. This will build capital based on trust and a common vision of a shared future.
Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots. Here's why: There's only one farmer under 35 for every six over 65. By 2030, one-quarter of America's current farmers will retire.