This edition highlight: FSA Forms to Have on File and Why
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides a wide range of programs and services for farmers, such as farm loans, disaster relief programs, and conservation programs. The presence of local county offices further helps FSA reach and serve farmers across the country. Even so, there are many farmers who do not yet have a connection to their designated local office. Check out this article from RAFI-USA who share reasons why farmers that produce on a small or diversified scale, women farmers, beginning farmers, or farmers of color should get to know FSA programs or FSA staff to benefit from an serve their particular needs and interests.
For the full round up of programs, events and opportunities for beginning and small-scale farmers check, click here!