Enrollment Begins July 22 WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) assistance for losses to bush or tree fruit crops due to frost or freeze during the 2012 crop year. The program, authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides supplemental NAP payment to […]
FLAG is pleased to announce the release of a comprehensive publication, the Farmers’ Guide to the Farm Service Agency Microloan Program, written to help farmers understand the new category of Operating Loans, called Microloans, now being offered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA).
Click here to watch the recorded webinar containing information for retiring landowners and beginning farmers about long-term sustainable farm leases. Topics covered include the pros and cons of leasing versus buying farmland, landowner benefits of leasing, basic requirements and terms of leases, and structuring leases to encourage or require the use of sustainable practices. FLAG Staff Attorney and Equal […]
The 9th Annual Immigrant and Minority Farmers conference was held on February 1-2 in St. Paul, MN, with attendees from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ohio. The number of registrants totaled 160 on Saturday and 137 on Sunday, of which 60 percent were immigrant and minority farmers, and the remainder being sponsors, exhibitors, presenters, interpreters and volunteers. The entire […]
Please join Farmers’ Legal Action Group (FLAG) and Land Stewardship Project (LSP) for an evening webinar full of information for retiring landowners and beginning farmers about long-term sustainable farm leases. We will discuss such topics as the pros and cons of leasing versus buying farmland, landowner benefits of leasing, basic requirements and terms of leases, […]