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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Apr 11, 2014 02:05 PM CDT

Groups that have something useful to teach the next generation of farmers and ranchers have an opportunity to tap into USDA following an announcement Friday.

The Department is making available $19.2 million in grants "to help train, educate and enhance the sustainability of the next generation of agricultural producers through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program."

The BRFDP --- feel free to play around with that acronym -- was authorized in the 2014 farm bill as a way to reach young farmers and ranchers, who are classified as those people who have 10 years or fewer experience running an ...

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