Discrimination-claims process extended:

April 9, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is extending the application deadline for Latino and women farmers who can prove they were victims of loan discrimination between 1981 and 2000.

Nyack NAACP 53rd Annual Dinner

April 25, 2012

In the late 1980s, John Boyd was a hard working fourth-generation Virginia farmer just trying to stay ahead. When his loan request was turned down again and again by the Dept. of Agriculture and his requests for other forms of state assistance available for farmers were ignored, John...