Nominations Sought for Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

USDA put out a call for nominations to the Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers. Members of the public are invited to submit nominations for themselves or other qualified experts by October 10, 2023. This committee advises the Secretary of Agriculture to enhance USDA’s goals for new farming and ranching operations. USDA is soliciting nominations from interested organizations and individuals from among ranching and farming producers, related state and tribal agricultural entities, academic institutions, commercial banking entities, trade associations, and related nonprofit enterprises.