Kay Doby’s Testimony Before the House Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry (PDF) – Doby, a farmer and president of the N.C. Poultry Grower’s Association, shares her experiences as a contract farmer.
A farmer’s ability to receive assistance for disaster losses depends in large part on his or her ability to demonstrate the extent of those losses. This guide helps farmers understand how to document the impact of disasters on their farms and apply for assistance.
This case study reviews issues and experiences involved with farmers’ market manager turnover and captures lessons learned
at four farmers’ markets in North Carolina. The findings presented here are based on existing research, our surveys of past and
current managers, and informal conversations with market stakeholders.
The version of the FY2013 agriculture appropriations bill passed by the Appropriations Committee of the US House of Representatives today would overturn a rule that provides important protections from unfair treatment to thousands of American contract poultry growers.