This is a part of a blog series on different federal programs in the USDA and how they affect the average beginning farmer. Let us know if there is a particular program that you’d like us to write about next! You
The practice of agriculture relies upon a tremendous amount of knowledge, skill, and hard work. It is also uniquely subject to pressures from outside of the farmer’s immediate control. ‘Beyond the Field’ is a series of posts that examines the
All you beginning farmers out there with an eye towards value-added production, listen up! USDA Rural Development has published the Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) for the Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. The Application deadline is October 15th, 2012.