Texas A&M study confirms devastating impact of Inheritance Tax Code changes on family farms

Texas A&M study confirms devastating impact of Inheritance Tax Code changes on family farms

A newly released Texas A&M’s Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) study of U.S. Senate legislation calling for changes to the Capital Gains and Estate Tax would take a heavy toll on family farms.

  • Jun 15, 2021
USDA to Invest $1 Billion to Purchase Healthy Food for Food Insecure Americans and Build Food Bank C

USDA to Invest $1 Billion to Purchase Healthy Food for Food Insecure Americans and Build Food Bank C

First Investment of the New ‘Build Back Better’ Initiative Will Serve as a Bridge from Pandemic Assistance to Food System Transformation

  • Jun 04, 2021
Female entrepreneurs develop Farmmee, an app that helps farmers

Female entrepreneurs develop Farmmee, an app that helps farmers

Every farmer knows what it’s like to see a storm on the horizon with acres of crop to harvest before it hits. They also know the time-robbing impacts of breakdowns. Finding help quickly can be hard.

 

  • Jun 03, 2021
'Rules for the Road' for Carbon Markets

'Rules for the Road' for Carbon Markets

An ag economist is calling the Growing Climate Solutions Act a set of ‘rules for the road’ when it comes to carbon markets.

  • May 07, 2021
Funding Your Farm Through Alternative Lending

Funding Your Farm Through Alternative Lending

Many small and beginning farmers are unsure of how to fund their farm, which loan and grant programs apply to them, and where to go when they don’t qualify for traditional loans. Many innovative funding strategies, like mutual aid, were developed by Black and Brown communities. 

  • May 07, 2021
Insurance Options for Vegetable Growers

Insurance Options for Vegetable Growers

Vegetable farmers face many challenges. In 2017 and 2018, excessive rain rotted the last few pickings of melons, watermelons, peppers, and tomatoes.

  • Apr 30, 2021