Farm Bureau and USDA National Agricultural Library Partnering to Create National Curriculum and Training Clearinghouse for New and Beginning Farmers

The American Farm Bureau Federation is partnering with the Agriculture Department’s National Agricultural Library to create the National Curriculum and Training Clearinghouse for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers. The clearinghouse is a component of the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, a competitive grant initiative that is part of the 2008 farm bill. The clearinghouse will be supported by a five-year, $1.5 million grant from USDA. For the full story, go to: http://ofbf.org/news-and-events/news/499/

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