Livestock Options for the Small Farm

Sustainable livestock production can be a valuable asset to any farm, but can be a daunting proposition to those who are just starting out. A successful livestock operation requires planning, clearly defined goals and a strong understanding of marketing channels. This workshop showcases a bona fide who’s who of local livestock producers, their unique husbandry [...]

Livestock Options for the Small Farm2017-09-19T08:49:38-05:00

Growing for the Future

Growing for the Future is a unique online, interactive virtual conference focused on beginning farmer and rancher issues, including: mentorship, business planning, USDA programs, student loans, land tenure, food safety, women and veterans in farming, conservation and much more! The conference is completely online, and features farmer-to-farmer webinars, live Q & A, a discussion board, a resource [...]

Growing for the Future2016-10-17T10:27:50-05:00

Microloan Expansion A Boost for Underserved, Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

A federal microloan program designed to assist underserved farmers – including beginning farmers and ranchers, veterans, small producers and other underserved communities in agriculture – was expanded today.  And that is great news for rural America, says National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson. “Beginning and underserved farmers face the same financial challenges when entering [...]

Microloan Expansion A Boost for Underserved, Beginning Farmers and Ranchers2016-11-04T21:46:15-05:00