Dakota Rural Action is now accepting applications for Farm Beginnings, a farmer-led training and support program that teaches participants about low-cost, sustainable methods of farming and launching a profitable farm enterprise. From October to March students participate in sessions led by established farmers and other agricultural professionals. During the spring and summer months students take part in a variety of on-farm tours and skills sessions. The course also offers mentorships/apprenticeships with local farmers. Deadline for applications is Aug. 31. Class size is limited. To learn more about the program and receive an application, contact Dakota Rural Action at 605-697-5204, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.dakotarural.org.