Most farmers have heard of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, or EQIP, for short. This is the USDA’s flagship cost-share program that pays for on-farm… Read More »Three Reasons Why Every Farmer Should Consider Cost-Share
The USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) lends billions of dollars to farmers every year. And they do this at attractively low interest rates – the… Read More »Your 2-minute briefing on USDA Farm Loans
New farmers need access to land if they want to scale up their own operations. Owning the land is one of the best ways that… Read More »How to get a farm ownership loan with no down payment
We’ve heard from so many producers in the FarmRaise community this month with the same question: can I still apply to the Value Added Producer… Read More »Farm grants: is it too late to apply for the VAPG?
Many farmers message our team asking about the USDA’s Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG), a grant that awards funding for projects that “add value” to a farm… Read More »Unpacking the Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG)