Posted on May 16, 2016
FLAG is a leader among organizations serving Hmong farmers. Many Hmong farmers make important business decisions about signing farmers’ market vendor contracts and signing land leases, seeking government or private loans for purchasing, operating or upgrading their farms, and other farm business decisions often involving legal issues. Hmong families in the Ozarks or other southern […]
Posted on May 4, 2016
We invite you to view this inspiring video for an insider’s view of the successful 2016 Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference held earlier this year in St. Paul, Minnesota. Attendees at this conference represented more than 13 ethnic and cultural groups, including African American, Bhutanese, Burundi, Karen, Latino, Lebanese, Native American, and Nepalese. Click here to watch […]
Posted on May 3, 2016
FLAG is seeking a full-time Legal Office and Grants Administrator. This is a critically important position and the hub of FLAG, and requires someone who is comfortable interacting with a diverse clientele. For more information, click here.
Posted on April 26, 2016
The Board of Directors of the Farmers’ Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG) is delighted to announce the appointment of Scott Carlson as the new FLAG Executive Director. Scott brings a lifelong commitment to family farmers and exceptional legal and managerial credentials to the position. Scott’s appointment will assure FLAG’s continued success as it moves forward […]
Posted on March 9, 2016
One way farmers can protect themselves against losing all of their income due to bad weather is with USDA’s Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, known as NAP. NAP is administered by USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA). NAP is a voluntary program. Hli Xyooj, Senior Staff Attorney with Farmers’ Legal Action Group, will be leading a workshop […]
Posted on February 25, 2016
One way farmers can protect themselves against losing all of their income due to bad weather is with the Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, known as NAP. NAP is run by the Farm Service Agency (also called FSA), part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. NAP does not cover all of your financial losses […]
Posted on February 22, 2016
FLAG has published a new fact sheet on the Conservation Reserve Program – Transition Incentives Program. This program provides for additional CRP rental payments to land owners with expiring CRP contracts who rent or sell to a beginning, socially disadvantaged, or veteran farmer. Click here to learn more about USDA’s CRP-TIP.