This week, we continue to highlight the work of our partner the Center for Rural Affairs. The Center is launching a new program to help more beginning farmers and ranchers land access.
The New Generations Legacy program will receive agricultural land from interested donors. The land will then be rented to qualified beginning farmers and/or ranchers. As the beginner becomes established, s/he will have the option to purchase the land.
Beginners will be qualified based upon financial need, reasonable acreage limitations, and an agreement to practice sustainable agricultural practices.
The New Generations Legacy program is a nationwide program. As such, the Center will attempt to assist qualified beginners who live near donated land.
For more information, contact Hank Rohling at the Center for Rural Affairs. The New Generations Legacy program is an exciting step for both landowners interested in creating a legacy in their communities and beginners to expand and build upon that legacy and create a legacy of their own.