Farm Bill

LSP Applauds Sen. Klobuchar’s Support of Whole Farm Revenue Protection Improvement Act

Legislation Would Expand Insurance Access to Farmers Historically Left Out of Federal Program

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. —  Members of the Land Stewardship Project (LSP) today applauded the recent announcement that U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D – MN) has signed on as a co-author of the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) Improvement Act. If incorporated into the next Farm Bill, this legislation would expand insurance access to farmers historically left out…  Read More

Take Action Today to Improve Accessibility to EQIP

EQIP Improvement Act Introduced

The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is an essential initiative that gives thousands of farmers the tools they need to implement sustainable practices such as cover cropping and managed rotational grazing. Yet, a majority of farmers are unable to access EQIP funding. In 2022, only 26% of EQIP applicants in Minnesota were awarded contracts, which…  Read More

The Next Farm Bill Must be a Climate Bill

Sign the Letter Supporting the American Resilience Act

There are less than eight months before the current Farm Bill expires. Now is the time to demand BOLD solutions, especially BOLD climate solutions in the next Farm Bill. Take Action TODAY! The 2023 Farm Bill is being written now, and it needs to center farmer solutions when it comes to the climate crisis. Farmers…  Read More

Midwestern Farmers Invited to Answer this Question: What Do YOU Want in the New Farm Bill? 

Farmers in Minnesota, Iowa & Wisconsin Asked to Participate in New Survey

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — As discussions around the 2023 Farm Bill get off the ground, a key group of people are being asked to share their views on the future of agricultural policy: farmers. During the next several weeks, the Land Stewardship Project (LSP) is circulating the National Young Farmer Survey in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin in…  Read More