Connecting farmers to working land
In the next five years, nearly 100 million acres of U.S. farmland will change hands. We are working to ensure that this land remains available, accessible, and affordable to farmers.
Across the country, climbing land prices and competition with the development market have made it increasingly difficult for farmers to find land they can afford—over the last decade the average cost of farm real estate has more than doubled.
Secure land tenure is fundamental to farm viability. Without secure land tenure, farmers are unable to invest in on-farm infrastructure and conservation practices critical to building soil quality, financial equity, and their businesses.