our cry into the mailing list/wilderness,

posted February 10, 2010

” Why aren’t there tax breaks for landowners leasing to beginning farmers!?” brought a sensible reply from India Burnett Farmer, program director of the Rutland Area Farm & Food Link:
“I was just researching a tax scheme in Nebraska similar to the one you propose…”What about a tax-break for landowners leasing to beginning farmers?”  You should check it out…http://www.agr.state.ne.us/division/beg/taxcp.html.  Supposedly, Obama started talking about fed tax changes that would support beginning farmers, but this has since be sidelined (http://promises.nationaljournal.com/agriculture/give-new-farmers-tax-incentives/)”