A claims process has been established to make available at least $1.33 billion to Hispanic and women farmers or ranchers who allege discrimination by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) between 1981 and 2000 in the denial of farm loan benefits.
Trying to represent the current state of American farming is a tall order. After all, who could possibly speak on behalf of all farmers? The sector is broad, diverse and impossible to accurately represent in a single article, blog post, report, or snappy hash-tag - much less a truck company’s re-branding effort.
A project of RAFI-USA, Farm Aid, and other partners, the Farm Advocate Link is a newly established national network of farm advocates whose goal is to support established advocates, welcome new and aspiring advocates, and provide ongoing training, professional development and a shared sense of purpose to farm advocates across the country.