Beginning Farmers

Finding and Financing a Farm

January 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Here’s a neat article from Mother Earth News. It was printed in 1970, so it is not meant to give you up to date information. Still, it’s a great read, and does [...]

Obama should launch a New Farmer Corps

December 9, 2008 // 2 Comments

Guest Column From NEIL HAMILTON is director of the Agricultural Law Center and Dwight Opperman Professor of Law at Drake University. Contact: [...]

Serve your Country Food

December 4, 2008 // 0 Comments

Serve Your Country Food is a website/portal/database/survey and mapping project specifically focusing on young American farmers.It is very hard to describe, so you really [...]

Please Send Internship/Employment Info

December 3, 2008 // 0 Comments

We have just added a page which seeks to link farmers with individuals looking for internships or farm employment (see tab in the ‘Navigation’ box on the left). [...]

Beginning Farmers and US Agriculture

October 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

From the Center For Rural Affairs: The population of U.S. agriculture is poised to make a dramatic change – half of all current farmers are likely to retire in the next [...]

Beginning Farmer Web Seminars

October 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

Beginning Farmer and Rancher Web-Based Seminars: The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) is holding two web-based seminars to solicit [...]

Beginning Farmer Grants Program

October 4, 2008 // 5 Comments

The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Competitive Grants program administered by the USDA’s Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) is offering [...]

Welcome to Beginning Farmers

September 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

We are currently witnessing a loss of family farms, an aging population of farmers, and an increasingly global and consolidated food system, all of which create concerns [...]
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