Support conservation in the Farm Bill!

The Strengthening our Investment in Land Stewardship (SOIL Stewardship) Act of 2018 lays out a comprehensive strategy for improving working lands conservation programs that protects natural resources, supports farmers, and enhances the productivity of agricultural
lands. This legislation empowers farmers and ranchers to take on high-level conservation activities, and ensures that the 2018 Farm Bill makes impactful investments in our natural resource and the farmers who protect and enhance them.

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TODAY @ 12:30 PM – Rural Workforce Briefing

Across the nation, our districts are seeing the same trend: there is a high demand for workers to fill jobs in the middle of the labor market, especially those that require more than high-school, but less than a four-year degree

[1]. Nothing has been truer for workers and employers in rural America, where roughly half (51-percent) of American workers hold middle-skill jobs[2].  A trained and skilled workforce
is a valuable community asset that has the potential to pull our rural areas out of crisis by making them more competitive for economic growth and development.

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Future of Rural: Workforce Needs in America’s Heartland (May 9 @ 12:30PM)

Across the nation, a growing trend has emerged: there is a high demand for workers to fill jobs in the middle of the labor market, especially those that require more than high-school, but less than a four-year degree

[1]. Nothing has been truer for workers and employers in rural America, where roughly half (51-percent) of American workers hold middle-skill jobs[2].  A trained and skilled workforce
is a valuable community asset that has the potential to pull our rural areas out of crisis by making them more competitive for economic growth and development.

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