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Preparing Your Farm
Disasters are an inevitable part of farming. Good preparation and recordkeeping can make a huge difference in the assistance available to a farm family after a disaster. More >>
Before worrying about the farm, make sure that you, your family and your property are safe from further harm. After that, recovery can begin. RAFI-USA provides farmers with information and assistance with programs and resources that help farms achieve long term recovery. More >>
For poultry growers, the dreaded sound of the poultry house alarm going off means lost income and days of work ahead. Growers can reduce the costs of mass poultry mortalities and protect themselves from future liability by creating a disposal plan in advance. More >>
A North Carolina Farmer Tells His Story
John Vollmer grows vegetables and organic strawberries in Bunn, N.C. He and his wife, Betsy, began to transition away from growing tobacco in the 80’s. Read John’s story and watch a video of John and his son Russ. They explain how lack of adequate crop insurance options puts their farm at risk. More >>