Join us at the USDA Oregon Farmers’ Startup: A Virtual Event In The Know

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Join us at the USDA Oregon Farmers’ Startup: A Virtual Event In The Know

issue number: 2022-06-005

Contact: Cathy Verg, Beginning Farm Coordinator
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Join us at USDA Oregon Beginning Farmer Farmer: In Knowledge virtual event

Portland, Crude June 23, 2022 – If you are new to farming or ranching, and are considering becoming a producer or serving this audience, you are invited to the final installment of the USDA Oregon Department of Agriculture Beginning Farmer Farmer: In Knowledge Virtual Events 2022. The Oregon Junior Farmer (BFR) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) team of small farms and farming professionals offer opportunities to learn more about USDA programs and how they can benefit those new to agriculture or livestock.

Join us online for the latest USDA news in Oregon Beginning Farmer Farms: In Knowledge The 2022 virtual event is on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 7686 074 160
Order: +1 669-254-5252

The July session will focus on the USDA Rural Energy Rural Development Program and the High Tunnel Natural Resources Program. In addition, representatives from the Risk Management Agency (RMA) and the Farm Services Agency (FSA) will provide information on relevant BFR programming during the first part of the session. Participants will then have the opportunity to join agency representatives in one-on-one breakout sessions of the agency’s Q&A sessions.

The purpose of in knowledge The event is to connect novice farmers with relevant USDA resources. The USDA BFR program offers a variety of agricultural loans, risk management, disaster assistance, and conservation programs to support farmers, including beginner farmers and ranchers. In addition, a number of these programs contain provisions for novice farmers, including targeted financing for loans and conservation programs, as well as waivers and exemptions.

“these The beginning of the farmer’s farmer in the knowledge The sessions gave farmers and ranchers new to production a glimpse into USDA programs and connected them to USDA staff specifically designated to work with these entry-level producers. We’re looking forward to an engaging final session,” says Kathy Verg, USDA Junior Farmers Farm Coordinator in Oregon.

To learn more about the USDA Beginning Farmer Rancher Program, visit Beginning Farmers and Ranchers |


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