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NC-general-assembly-senate-house-thom-tillis-pat-berger1-300x187 Nominations Open for FSA County Committees - Want to be part of making policies that better help farmers in your area? Nominations are now being accepted for new members of local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee. Farmers can nominate themselves or other farmers to be on the committee. Nomination forms are available from your local FSA office and are due by August 3rd, 2015. For more information on how to run for the committee, contact Kavita at 919-621-0534 or kavita@rafiusa.org.
Should Crop Insurance Be Part of Your Farm Risk Management Plan? - RAFI and Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) have just released the first recording of a series of online webinars designed to help you manage risk on your farm. Click on...
Screen Shot 2015-05-18 at 3.34.06 PM John Oliver Viewer’s Guide - HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver recently featured a segment on chicken farmers and the poultry industry. RAFI has a long history working with poultry farmers for reform in...
GenePickett_Photo_Wide Free Risk Management Workshop & Dinner for Kentucky Farmers - Workshop on Risk Management Tools & RAFI’s New Online Resource for Farmers Do you have a plan for managing risk on your farm? Join Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) staff...
RAFI staff assisted farmers with surveying damage and understanding how to properly document losses for filing insurance claims. #TBT: As Storm Season Begins, Looking Back at Hurricane Floyd - With the official start of hurricane season just days behind us, we look back at one of the worst hurricanes to hit the Southern US in recent history, how it impacted farmers in the region and changed our own approach to disaster assistance and farm risk management.
rafi-fruits-veggies Free Workshops to Help Farmers Manage Risk - Join ASAP, along with the Rural Advancement Foundation International, NC Cooperative Extension, and Farm Service Agency (FSA) for a series of FREE workshops designed to help farmers manage risk on the farm. To participate in this online workshop series all you need is a computer and internet access. Register online or over the phone (828-236-1282) to receive your log in information for these online trainings. Learn more here...
NHBW_Square_Ad Discussion with The Livestock Conservancy about New Heritage Breeds Awareness Campaign -   Today, we are featuring an organization that shares our vision to protect agricultural genetic diversity. The Livestock Conservancy is sponsoring the very first annual National Heritage Breeds Week! National...

 

 


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