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Young Farmer Success Act introduced

Bill would incentivize careers in agriculture with student loan forgiveness.

In an effort to preserve America’s agricultural economy and the security of its national food supply, Rep. Joe Courtney (D., Conn.), along with Reps. Glenn "GT" Thompson (R., Pa.) and John Faso (R., N.Y.), introduced the bipartisan Young Farmer Success Act.

“America needs a new generation of farmers now more than ever,” Courtney said. “The number of new farmers entering the field of agriculture has dropped by 20%, while

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