student loan forgiveness
TAKE ACTION: Student Loan Forgiveness for Young Farmers
Exciting news, folks, from the National Young Farmers Coalition: last week, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) introduced the Student Loan Forgiveness for Farmers and Ranchers Act (S.2168). The July 18 press release from NYFC can be found here. In the House, HR 3232 would add farmers to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. In the […]
guess who's going to congress
We are unbelievably proud and excited to stand with over 100 organizations in support of the Young Farmer Success Act, a bill that would help our nation's young farmers manage their student loan debt and has finally gotten to the floor of congress. The legislation has been in the works for years now, due in large part […]
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A new bill to provide debt relief to young farmers!
is farming an act of public service? time to prove it.
Enter the Young Farmer Success Act, which would extend the student loan debt forgiveness granted to persons in public service by the Higher Education Act of 1965 to full time farmer and farm workers. It's in the senate now! What you think? Is farming an act of national service? Then join up with the folks […]
farming as a public service press update
Op-Ed: Is farming a public service? By LIZ CARLISLE (published in the LA Times July 9, 2015) A bill recently introduced in Congress, the Young Farmer Success Act, would make farmers eligible for federally subsidized student loan forgiveness — just as teachers and nurses are now — on the grounds that agriculture is a public […]
the young farmer success act of 2015!
Big news from the National Young Farmers Coalition! The Young Farmer Success Act of 2015 (H.R. 2590) has been introduced in the House by Representative Chris Gibson (R-NY) and Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) with the goal of adding farmers to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Under the program, farmers who make 10 years of […]