Tag: Training for Farmers

How to be Ready to Apply for an FSA Loan

The purpose of this guide is to introduce farmers to two kinds of FSA loans, Operating Loans and Micro Operating Loans.

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Mixing Cover Crops

This module provides farmers with a foundational understanding of mixing cover crops and provides an overview of a cover crop mix calculator tool, which can help farmers in understanding how much to seed.

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Cover Crop Flashcards and Seeding Calculator

Trainers can use this teaching module to help farmers, either as a group or one-on-one, make a plan for seeding cover crops in their field.

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Introduction to Land Tenure

This user guide provides a slide show, ‘Introduction to Land Tenure,’ that trainers can use to lead a discussion about options for access to farmland.

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Small Livestock: An Introductory Overview to Raising Chickens & Goats

This is a guide for training on the basics of raising farm livestock (specifically chickens and goats).

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Flood Mitigation and Risk Management

This guide is a user’s guide for training on the basics of flood risk management.

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Liability Insurance for Farmers

This is an introduction to vendor and general liability insurance for farmers.

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Direct-Wholesale Customer Engagement for Beginning New American Marketers

This user’s guide will help trainers introduce New American farmers to concepts and best practices for engaging direct wholesale customers at different market access points such as independent restaurants and groceries.

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How to Prepare for the WFRP Application: A Guide for Trainers and Farm Advisors

Whole Farm Revenue Program

This module provides a general orientation to WFRP for trainers, links to resources that will allow trainers to access up-to-date information, and guidelines on how to introduce beginning refugee farmers to WFRP.

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Finding Land

Finding Land

This user guide provides a slide show, ‘Finding Land,’ that trainers can use to lead a discussion about options for access to farmland.

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