FamilyFarmed is a non-profit organization committed to expanding the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic, and environmental health of our communities.
Questions about Direct Market Success, the Wholesale Success Program, the Wholesale Success Manual, the On-Farm Food Safety Program, or connecting with wholesale buyers in attendance at the workshop can be directed to James Pirovano at James@FamilyFarmed.org, or 312-874-7360.
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The role of USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is to help producers manage their business risks through effective, market-based risk management solutions. RMA’s mission is to promote, support, and regulate sound risk management solutions to preserve and strengthen the economic stability of America’s agricultural producers. As part of this mission, RMA operates and manages the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC). RMA was created in 1996; the FCIC was founded in 1938.
USDA through RMA and the County Farm Service Agency Offices provide growers the opportunity of protection for almost all crops and some livestock production. Crop Insurance Protection is Available as follows:
Some of the most popular information requests follow:
Farm level details and enrollment information on specific crop ins. programs are available from crop insurance agents (www.rma.usda.gov/tools/agent).
Thanks to Atina Diffley, our Wholesale Success Trainer, for compiling this great list of resources.
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