Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

Increase economic opportunity for the nation’s diverse family farmers.

Letter to House and Senate Agriculture Committees urging support for programs important to beginning and minority farmers. This was sent to help influence their deliberations that are being submitted to the Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (10.25.11)

NFFC and a national “Network of Black Farm Groups and Advocates” write Senators seeking justice for farmers through support of a final passage of legislation to fund the Black farmer settlement (9.27.10)

Letter to Bonilla and DeLauro expressing thanks for US Department of Agriculture Programs that Benefit Minority, Small, and Limited Resource Farm Workers, Farmers, and Ranchers (3.08 06)