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  • Posted on June 27, 2019

    FLAG’s Farmers’ Guide to the Farm Storage Facility Loan Program is out now. Farmers, farm advocates, farm attorneys, and others, please consult, download, print, or share the guide for free. If you have any legal questions about this program, please do not hesitate to contact FLAG’s attorneys. Farmers’ Guide to the Farm Storage Facility Loan Program June […]

  • Posted on June 13, 2019

    Announcing the second volume of the seventh edition of the Farmers’ Guide to Disaster Assistance. “Volume 2: Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program” is the second in a series of guides that will describe the rules for programs such as the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP), Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised […]

  • Posted on June 6, 2019

    Announcing the first volume of the seventh edition of the Farmers’ Guide to Disaster Assistance. “Volume 1: Emergency Conservation Program” is the first in a series of guides that will describe the rules for programs such as the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP), Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP), Livestock Indemnity Program […]

  • Posted on May 30, 2019

    On April 1st, 2019, Farmers’ Legal Action Group, in conjunction with long-time partners Farm Aid and the Rural Advancement Foundation-International (RAFI), updated our guide “Navigating Disaster Assistance for Farmers” in response to recent tornadoes and flooding. There are several programs to help farmers and rural victims of these natural disasters. If you’ve been hit, please […]

  • Posted on April 30, 2019

    FLAG is proud to have partnered with Minnesota Farmers Union to create this Farmers’ Guide to Solar and Wind Energy in Minnesota. The 32-page guide is intended as a starting point for farmers who are considering large scale solar or wind projects. Farmers, farm advocates, farm attorneys, and others, please consult, download, print, or share […]

  • Posted on March 7, 2019

    The Third Edition of FLAG’s Farmers’ Guide to Minnesota Lending Law is out now. Farmers, farm advocates, farm attorneys, and others, please consult, download, print, or share the guide for free. If you have any legal questions about lending or credit as Minnesota farmers prepare for the 2019 growing season, please do not hesitate to […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2018

    Farmers with losses from the 2017 hurricanes and wildfires may be eligible for relief for crop losses from the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP).  Relief is in the form of cash payments.  The deadline to sign up is November 16, 2018. Our Guide helps farmers navigate the ins and outs of this program. […]

  • Posted on November 1, 2018

    On September 20th, 2018, Farmers’ Legal Action Group, in conjunction with long-time partners Farm Aid and the Rural Advancement Foundation-International (RAFI), updated our guide “Navigating Disaster Assistance for Farmers” in response to Hurricane Florence. There are several programs to help farmers and rural victims of the hurricanes. If you’ve been hit, please see our guide […]

  • Posted on April 10, 2018

    FLAG joined 35 other farm organizations in signing this letter urging the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture to reauthorize funding in the next farm bill for the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network. Farming is a high stress occupation and with the prolonged downturn in farm economy, many farmers are facing even greater stress. Letter […]

  • Posted on January 31, 2018

    FLAG announces a new resource that is intended to assist organic farmers in time of disaster. It looks at two important issues. First, it discusses the extremely challenging effect of a flood on an organic farm. Second, this booklet discusses a relatively new form of crop insurance – Whole-Farm Revenue — that could benefit organic […]

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