This week on The Farm Report, host Erin Fairbanks is joined in the studio by Kate Greenberg, the Western Water Program Director for the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC). Kate organizes young farmers and ranchers across the West, advocates for supportive policy, and promotes land and water stewardship. Prior to joining NYFC, Kate worked on vegetable farms, managed Western environmental policy field programs, and restored riparian habitat in Mexico’s Colorado River Delta. She sits on the Board of Directors of the Quivira Coalition and the farmer-owned Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative and lives in Durango, CO.

Read the new western water report “Conservation Generation” here

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“If we can’t get more young people into agriculture and building successful businesses, and reducing the barriers to their success, then we’re going to face a huge crisis in land succession.” [8:20] – Kate Greenberg