Farm Sustainability Press Releases


In the coming weeks, USDA is expected to release the details of a new whole-farm revenue policy, known as Whole-farm Revenue Protection (WFRP), which was required by the 2014 Farm Bill. USDA has also made significant changes to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP).

Crop Insurance to be More Cost-effective for Diversified and Specialty Crop Producers



“RAFI is 100% in line with Farm Hack’s mission to get the best farming practices and knowledge into the public domain, and to create a food system that produces the kind of food we collectively want to eat, that we can trust, and that supports a resilient agricultural system,” said Farm Hack Co-Founder Dorn Cox.

RAFI Joins Farm Hack to Document and Promote 17 Years of Farmer-Driven Innovation



In the midst of the national scramble to determine how we all access healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, it's crucial that we consider the specific impacts on populations that are often thought of last: farmers, farmworkers, and rural folks in general

[Press Release] Healthcare: The Impact of ACA on Rural Communities


organic crop insurance press release

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott Marlow Phone: (919) 542-1396 x210 Email: smarlow@rafiusa.org May 15, 2013 Yesterday, the USDA […]

Press Release: RAFI-USA encouraged by new USDA initiatives for organic crop insurance


The Come to the Table Project will present its fourth regional conference series on how people of faith can relieve hunger and support local agriculture in North Carolina. A project of the Rural Advancement Foundation (RAFI-USA) and the NC Council of Churches, this conference will be held at Southwestern Community College on Friday, March 15th from 8:30am-4:00pm.

Press Release: Come to the Table to Relieve Hunger and Support Local Farms – ...