Land Tenure and Turnover: How are Beginning Farmers Affected?
Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) published a report, U.S. Farmland Ownership, Tenure, and Transfer, highlighting the major barriers to land access faced by farmers – particularly beginning farmers – and the channels through which farming and non-farming landlords may consider transferring their lands. This timely report analyzes trends in U.S. farmland ownership and land tenure drawn from USDA’s 2014 Tenure, Ownership, and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey. Read More on NSAC…