The New England Policy Team developed AFT New England’s 2025-26 Policy Platform to set clear priorities for upcoming state legislative sessions. The Platform was informed by a broad range of input, including AFT research, policy analysis in the region, surveys of AFT staff and external partners, and interviews with AFT New England staff

For relevant research, please see  Farms Under Threat: A New England Perspective, Farms Under Threat 2040: Choosing an Abundant Future, Farms Under Threat: the State of the State, AFT’s Annual State of the State Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements Survey, and the 2023 Recommendations for State and Local Governments to Advance Smart SolarSM report. AFT’s other policyrelated research can be found on the Farmland Information Center.