We’ve kicked off the spring with an exciting win at the USDA! Thanks to feedback from our coalition, the Farm Service Agency is making key changes to its facilities loan program that will increase access to diversified farmers. Want to be involved in NYFC’s next policy win? Now’s your chance – we’re calling for applications […]
We are excited to welcome Rachel Armstrong, attorney and founder of Farm Commons, to the Farmers Forum this week (March 24th-28th) to answer your farm legal questions! Running a strong farm business is easier with the help of a knowledgeable attorney who truly understands the business of farming and can help farmers meet their financial […]
Interested in incorporating draft animal power on your farm? We’re happy to announce that Donn Hewes, President of the Draft Animal Power Network (DAPNet) will serve as expert on the Farmers Forum February 24th-28th.
OK, so you’ve been working on farms for a couple of years – now what? That’s the dilemma a lot of beginning farmers face, and it’s one that the folks at Rogue Farm Corps (RFC) are working to address.
We’re excited to announce that Temple Grandin, author, activist and animal behavior expert, will be answering your questions on the NYFC Farmers Forum!
November is #FarmerHeroes month! We’re celebrating a few farmer-members who represent our incredible network of bold, passionate, young farmers providing great food for their communities. Follow #FarmerHeroes this month on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! Want to be a super hero? Take a few minutes today to send a comment to the FDA to fix […]
This has been an incredible month for our coalition. We took a stand on affordable land access in the NY Times, we are working together to change new food safety rules that threaten our farms and Farm Hack is now its own organization! We’re gathering this weekend for Farm Hack Colorado and are gearing […]
Today and tomorrow are your last chances to pick the brain of NYFC’s two pest management experts on the Farmer Forum! The NYFC Farmers Forum is the place to find immediate answers on managing farm pests naturally with beneficial insects, traps and sprays. To date, we’ve talked about options for organically dealing with leaf hoppers […]
Are the flea beetles, leaf hoppers and other intruders wreaking havoc on your farms? the NYFC Farmers Forum is the place to find immediate answers on managing farm pests naturally with beneficial insects, traps and sprays. This week (July 22-26th), Mike Dimock, PhD and Field Director for Certis USA, and Jeff Moyer, Farm Manager at […]
The NYFC Farmer Forum is the place to go for answers to all your farm-related questions. We are pleased to announce that next week, June 24-28th, Dr. Elaine Ingham, Rodale Institute’s chief scientist, will log on to the forum each day to answer your questions in the “Soil and Fertility” section of the Farmer Forum. […]