During a flood or other natural disaster there will be a series of challenges facing every farmer. For an organic farmer, the flood or other natural disaster will have results that can be unique to organic production. This booklet presents a short summary of some of the issues that organic producers may face during a natural disaster – and in particular with a flood.
Organic farming has become one of the fastest growing segments of U.S. agriculture. USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recognizes organic farming practices as good farming practices and continues to move forward in improving crop insurance coverage for organic producers and producers transitioning to organic production to make viable and effective risk management options available. In general, regulations governing the insurability of organic and transitional practices are the same as for conventional practices.
For Immediate Release August 19, 2015 Contact: Scott Marlow Senior Policy SpecialistEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: (919) 542-1396, x210 RMA Moves to Increase Beginning Farmer and Livestock Farmer Access to Whole Farm Revenue Protection Last week, USDA’s […]
Over the past year, RAFI worked with specialty crop farmers across North Carolina to research and write Managing Specialty Crop Risk in North Carolina.