Friday, December 2, 2016

Resources for those who want to start farming, or want to get involved in local food markets or just want to know where to go to get information on the web

FSA county committees play a vital and relevant role in delivering important farm programs. Your participation in the election process will result in a strong county committee system for all producers.

Learn more about Marketing Assistance Loans offered by local FSA offices.

Get all the information on the latest USDA program extensions.

Hello friends, Weather patterns these days are as unpredictable as the presidential election. Just when you think it is settling down, all of a sudden...
CRP buffer

Hello Friends! As we wrap up a challenging summer, many farmers out there are gearing up for the fall corn and soybean harvest. Patchy summer...
Corn growing in the field. California

The Farm Bill of 2014, which wasn't passed until 2015 (I know, go figure), changed a lot about our disaster programs.
wheat field

Eligibility for FSA, NRCS and RMA Crop Insurance programs require producers to have a conservation plan in order to plant on Highly Erodible Land (HEL) and there are restrictions on planting on ground determined to be a wetland.
Wet soybeans

Call your local FSA office to report acreage and report loss.
Corn planting

"It's all in the timing" and this year, with a planting season that has not been the friendliest, there seems to be a fair split between optimism and pessimism heading into another season.
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