The Issue With Land
Residential and commercial development of agricultural land has driven up real estate prices, making farmland scarce and unaffordable for many young, beginning, and immigrant farmers.
With the vast majority of our current producers retiring at a disproportionately high rate to incoming farmers, the issue of farmland access is now recognized as an impending crisis from the standpoints of both food security and climate.
For more info, read "Farms Under Threat 2040"
How We Can Help
The good news is that there are a growing number of resources available to both incoming and exiting farmers to help facilitate the transfer of land in ways that benefit both parties and preserve our precious farmland for future generations.
From one-on-one support to webinars to online guidebooks, we’re here to provide the most recent and relevant information to help farmers and landowners make decisions that keep farmland in farming and keep farmers on the land.