New programs available for area farmers

first_imgLatest Stories By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Print Article By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen New programs available for area farmers Sponsored Content The meeting will be from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30 at the Pike County Extension Office, 306 South Three Notch Street in Troy.“The USDA is committed to providing outreach services and information regarding NRCS and Farm Service Agency (FSA) programs,” said Rhonda Benton, president of Rhema Ranch in Banks. “These programs are primarily designed to reach limited resource farmers and underserved producers who would not ordinarily have exposure to the programs.”A new and beginning farmer is someone who has been farming less that 10 years. “Although Limited Resource Farmers qualify for specific programs based on income, we encourage anyone with an interest in farming as well as farmers who have experienced crop loss for two consecutive years to attend this meeting,’ Benton said. James Currington, Wiregrass RC&D coordinator and Benton will facilitate the meeting. A full presentation and explanation of these programs will be provided. You Might Like Car collides with trailer A Daleville woman was seriously injured Monday when the car she was driving ran into the back of a tractor… read more Skip Published 9:48 pm Monday, March 21, 2011 Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day New programs and opportunities are available to farmers through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) for new and beginning farmers and farmers with limited resources as well as seasoned farmers. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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