Saturday, December 5, 2020

Changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require producers to have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification (AD-1026) on file.
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We lost two local stalwarts of our farming community this past week. Raymond was 97 and Warren was 89.

Hello Again! The Farm Service Agency (FSA) has a loan program to assist rural youth to establish and operate income producing agriculture projects. In the last...

A beginning farmer is defined as someone who has not operated a farm for more than 10 years, substantially participates in a farm operation and meets the eligibility requirements of the loan program they are applying for.
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America's next generation of farmers are supported through FSA's Beginning Farmer direct and guaranteed loan programs.

Talk with your local district conservationist about planting on highly erodible ground.
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Even though I don't like all the things cell phones have brought us, I do understand that they have become an important tool on today's family farm.

The Ohio USDA FSA County offices now offers farmers and producers the opportunity to receive notifications from their county office through text messages.
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Having a grain bin available for delivery 24 hours a day, seven days a week saves time and helps a farming operation run more efficiently.

The history behind the movie Hidden Figures — the story of Katherine G. Johnson, a brilliant African-American woman who worked at NASA.