Farm Sustainability Blog

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Farmer Leader Profile: Neil Moye

Building resilience on the family farm and in the community After growing row crops and raising livestock in Greene County, NC for more than 28 years, Neil Moye, his brother […]

Congressional Briefing: Specialty Crop Risk Management

Improvements to the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) Program and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) could create a cascade of benefits to the ag sector, particularly for specialty crop growers and beginning farmers not currently covered by crop insurance.

Hurricane Florence: Prepare your Farm and Stay Safe

In the days following the storm, getting assistance will require being very organized at a time when your life is chaotic. We have seen over and over in many disaster situations that being able to access assistance often makes the difference between farms surviving or not. Below are steps you can take to prepare before and after Florence and a list of disaster recovery resources.

Please know that when the storm has passed, there are many of us and partners across the country ready to assist. Farmers, please call us with any questions at 919-542-1396 and press #1 for the farmer hotline or reach the hotline directly toll-free at 866-586-6746.

Understanding the Farm Bill Process

A Step-by-Step Guide & Where You Come InOver the next several months, you’re going to hear a lot about the 2018 Farm Bill. What is the Farm Bill? It’s a […]