Applications now available for FACT’s farm financial training program

Hello everybody,I’m pleased to announce that FACT is now accepting applications for our new financial training program. I’ve included a short blurb below and attached a graphic if that’s helpful. You can also find FACT’s announcement about the new program on Facebook, Instagram andTwitter. Please feel free to share this with any livestock and poultry producers who might be interested. Thank… Continue reading Applications now available for FACT’s farm financial training program

Economic Club of Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce that David Rubenstein will interview The Honorable Joseph Manchin III, United States Senator for West Virginia, on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

https://www.economicclub.org/events/honorable-joseph-manchin-iii The Honorable Joseph Manchin IIIUNITED STATES SENATOR FOR WEST VIRGINIA | OCTOBER 26, 2021The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce that David Rubenstein will interview The Honorable Joseph Manchin III, United States Senator for West Virginia, on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.  They are expected to discuss, among other things, bipartisan legislative efforts and policy… Continue reading Economic Club of Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce that David Rubenstein will interview The Honorable Joseph Manchin III, United States Senator for West Virginia, on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Surging Grain Prices Fuel Surprise Farm Recovery – WSJ

https://www.wsj.com/articles/surging-grain-prices-fuel-surprise-farm-recovery-11611322634?cx_testId=3&cx_testVariant=cx_2&cx_artPos=0&mod=WTRN#cxrecs_s A crop glut that battered American farmers is subsiding, fueling an unexpected recovery in the U.S. Farm Belt following a yearslong agricultural recession.

Meet America’s top 10 land barons, who collectively own more than 13 million acres across the country

https://www.businessinsider.com/who-are-the-top-10-land-owners-in-the-us-2017-8?fbclid=IwAR3ODZpBqQn3voM-x6mr8JY2vzubX6Yaf7HosCXh8YmlygRTgRNgqR4NwEI#1-john-malone-22-million-acres-10 10. Pingree Heirs — 830,000 acres The Pingree heirs are comprised of the fifth, sixth, and seventh generations of the Pingree family, descended from Salem shipping merchant David Pingree. They own landholdings across Maine, which are managed by the Seven Islands Land Company. 9. King Ranch Heirs — 911,215 acres The sprawling King Ranch was… Continue reading Meet America’s top 10 land barons, who collectively own more than 13 million acres across the country

From a posting by Ruben Martinez, Michigan: ‘It’s going to hurt’: Latino farmers’ financial woes continue since debt relief was blocked

https://www.fox17online.com/homepage-showcase/its-going-to-hurt-latino-farmers-financial-woes-continue-since-debt-relief-was-blocked MICHIGAN — Pedro Bautista loves blueberries. He smiles whenever he talks about them. “I love arandanos,” Bautista said while laughing during an interview in mid-September. “I can eat them all day, all year round.” He fell in love with blueberries when he first came to Michigan years ago. In the late 1970s, he immigrated… Continue reading From a posting by Ruben Martinez, Michigan: ‘It’s going to hurt’: Latino farmers’ financial woes continue since debt relief was blocked

Trump went all-out to win farmer support. Now they’re all in on Biden’s infrastructure plan

https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/26/politics/infrastructure-bill-republican-support-farmers/?iid=ob_lockedrail_longstory_pool (CNN)Former President Donald Trump sent billions in federal aid in a bid to win over America’s farmers — but now they’re all for President Joe Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure package, in hopes it will mean fixing roads and bridges critical to the delivery of food to the rest of the nation.The bill could be… Continue reading Trump went all-out to win farmer support. Now they’re all in on Biden’s infrastructure plan

CTC Train-The-Trainer – Monday, 9/27 at 1:00PM ET

CTC Train-The-Trainer – Monday, 9/27 at 1:00PM ET – Earlier this month, the Department of the Treasury and Code for America partnered to build and launch getctc.org to help navigators and eligible individuals access the benefit. It is also available in Spanish: getctc.org/es. We are hosting \trainings specifically for Latino stakeholders who are working directly with clients to navigate the… Continue reading CTC Train-The-Trainer – Monday, 9/27 at 1:00PM ET

White House Latino Stakeholders Update – HHM Edition

At the White House, Hispanic Heritage Month continues to be an opportunity to elevate issues critical to the Latino community, highlight how the Biden-Harris administration has worked to meet the needs of the community, and create space to discuss the work that remains ahead. Below is a recap of the this past week and preview for… Continue reading White House Latino Stakeholders Update – HHM Edition