The Locating Funds to Mitigate Risk on the Farm: Crop Insurance, SARE, USDA Beginning Farmer Initiative and Other Federal Programs webinar, is part of the Investing in Your Farm: Accessing Grants and Loans for Growing Your Business workshop series, hosted by the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project.
In this webinar, instructors share knowledge/understanding of state/federal grant and loan programs. Topics covered in the workshop include:
Micro Farm Pilot Policy 2023 (Farm Credit East).
Resources for Beginning Farmers at Farmers.Gov including Get Started Guide,
Technical and financial assistance from Natural Resources Conservation Services.
Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
NorthEast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program grants.
An interactive and informative Q&A session with farmers sharing experiences in working with crop insurance and SARE programs.
The Grant Writing for Farmers 101 webinar, is part of the Investing in Your Farm: Accessing Grants and Loans for Growing Your Business workshop series, hosted by the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project.
In this webinar, instructors share knowledge/understanding of state/federal grant and loan programs. Topics covered in the workshop include: Requests for Applications (RFA), eligibility criteria, matching funds, cost-share requirements and sample proposals to identify the components of a good application.
Join us for a two-day focus session where women livestock producers from around New England will tune in virtually to learn how to strengthen communication and improve negotiation skills to become an even more effective employer and business manager.
This Farm Financial Calendar Tool from The Carrot Project is designed to help you stay on track during the growing season with daily, weekly, monthly, and annual tasks. Adapt the Calendar to your farm's needs and realities and create a personalized financial management calendar for your farm.
To view a webinar on how to use the tool, click here.
Paperwork can be the bane of the certified-organic, GAPs-audited, and financially-aware farmer. Learn how to capture information, get on top of your paperwork, and wow your inspector, auditor, and banker. Chris Blanchard provides an overview of the basic techniques he and his crew used to gather information and keep it organized for easy access with a minimum of effort.
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Class outline for facilitators on pepper and eggplant production. Includes planting, maintenance, harvesting, marketing, pests, disease, and different types of peppers and eggplants. Paired with Growing Healthy Peppers and Eggplants class - 2 and 3. All regions. English Level: Advanced. farmer Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: High. Keywords: eggplants, fertilization, spacing, peppers, seeding, pests, marketing, disease, weeding, new vegetable
Word document outline for facilitators celeriac production class. Discusses planting, maintenance, pests, harvesting and marketing of celeriac. Paired with Celeriac class 1 of 2. May need additional prompts. North East Region. English Level: Advanced. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: High. Key Words: marketing, celeriac, new vegetable, pests, disease, planting, harvesting, Apiacea family
Word doc flow chart for farmers to illustrate different variables that affect their business planning. All Regions. English Level: emerging. Farming level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Moderate. Key words: business.
A compilation of the resources given out by our farmer training coordinator to business planning class participants and incubator farmers. Includes helpful links to sources of information on growing fruits and vegetables, greenhouses and high tunnels, tractors and implements and additional sustainable agriculture resources.