The Brighter Future Fund of the American Farmland Trust gives farmers more than $1 million.

Through the Brighter Future Fund, American Farmland Trust has given over $1 million to 110 farmers nationwide.

This year, thanks to Tractor Supply's $850,000 donation in celebration of the company's 85th birthday, 85 Brighter Future Fund grants were made available.

During the application period, AFT received 1,522 applications from 48 states.

Those beginning their agricultural careers, veterans, socially disadvantaged women, and those with few means received preference.

Our continued dedication to agriculture across the country is demonstrated by Tractor Supply's donation to AFT in honor of its 85th anniversary, according to Mary Winn Pilkington.

We are extremely optimistic about the future of Life Out Here thanks to these 85 award recipients, and we can't wait to see how these grants help these farms develop.

Year each year, the Brighter Future Fund develops and changes.