The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program RFA has been posted

Applications are due on Feb. 8. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) RFA has been posted. The RFA is now available for public viewing. NIFA Funding Opportunity Page: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/beginning-farmer-and-rancher-development-program-bfrdp Grants.gov Page: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298993. This page includes a synopsis of the funding opportunity, a link to the full announcement (RFA) and the application package. Best… Continue reading The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program RFA has been posted

Climate scientists see alarming new threat to California

By Evan HalperContact Reporter   California could be hit with significantly more dangerous and more frequent droughts in the near future as changes in weather patterns triggered by global warming block rainfall from reaching the state, according to new research led by scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Using complex new modeling, the scientists have found… Continue reading Climate scientists see alarming new threat to California

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2017 Latino Farmer Conference

Save the Date! 3rd Annual Latino Farmer Conference November 7th, 2017 8am – 5pm UC-Riverside Palm Desert Center 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive Palm Desert, CA 92211

The Bill Pickett Rodeo: 33 Years of the Greatest Show on Dirt

The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo celebrates and honor Black Cowboys and Cowgirls and their contributions to building the west. We highlight the irrefutable global appeal of Black Cowboys and Cowgirls in the West and the stories behind a sub-culture that is still strong today. BPIR also serves as a cultural event and opportunity for families… Continue reading The Bill Pickett Rodeo: 33 Years of the Greatest Show on Dirt

Organization for Competitive Markets: 19th Annual Food and Agriculture Conference and Membership Meeting – August 11-13, 2017

Join OCM and learn how you can take action to stop the extinction of America’s family farmers and our traditional agricultural practices. REGISTER NOW Embassy Suites Hotel by Hilton – KCI 7640 NW Tiffany Springs Parkway Kansas City, MO 64153 Reservations may be made under the group name Organization for Competitive Markets at a rate… Continue reading Organization for Competitive Markets: 19th Annual Food and Agriculture Conference and Membership Meeting – August 11-13, 2017

Organic Trade Association Policy Conference & Hill Visits Day

Organic Week in Washington is OTA’s signature policymaking event, comprised of a week full of advocacy and education, including a day for members to conduct trade association business, an informative and thought-provoking policy conference, and an opportunity for members to make their voices heard during hundreds of pre-organized Hill Visits….Read Full Text Here.

AGLC 2017 Conference

AGLC Annual Conference A conference for producers and landowners who want to have more profitable and resource rich operations.Learn, from fellow producers, how to graze more and feed less hay.

National Latino Farmer’s & Rancher’s Trade Association 10th Anniversary!

WHO WE ARE The National Latino Farmers and Rancher’s Trade Association is an alliance of Latino farmers, ranchers and farmworkers from the United States, Mexico, Canada, and beyond working together toward a new society that values unity, hope, people and the earth. The National Latino Farmer and Ranchers Trade Association in partnership with the Rural… Continue reading National Latino Farmer’s & Rancher’s Trade Association 10th Anniversary!