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sounds like institutional racism within the usda

http://foodfirst.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/foto.jpg March 17, 2016 Eddie and Dorothy Wise continue to live at the Deluxe Inn in the Rocky Mount area.  As I write this today, they are on the property packing and removing all of their personal belongings.  The Federal Marshals are giving them only one day to remove everything.  One has to wonder how […]

Posted: April 23 2016
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fsa grant available to help socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers

Grant applications are being accepted from eligible applicants to assist socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers to own and operate farms and ranches. The grant will assist community-based organizations, higher education institutions and tribal entities in providing outreach and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers. Applications must be submitted by […]

Posted: August 2 2014
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did drought kill your trees? here's some help...

2012 and 2013 were tough years for planting/growing anything in much of the US.  If it wasn't flooding, it was a drought.   Trees died.  The FSA office of USDA is here to help (with cash to recoup your losses). Even for losses you may have had two years ago! The Details The farm bill […]

Posted: April 11 2014