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Farmer's Guide to Surviving 2020
The deadly COVID-19 pandemic sent shockwaves through the U.S. agriculture system with labor shortages, supply chain breaks, and fluctuating prices. At FarmRaise, we help growers invest in their core assets: infrastructure, soil, water and energy systems, but COVID-19 has expanded our scope to address farmers’ immediate financial needs. As one Missouri row crop grower told us last week, “Right now, we need help getting through the year ahead...Read more
Unpacking the Value-Added Producer Grant
Many farmers message our team asking about the USDA’s Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG), a grant that awards funding for projects that “a...
Feb 02, 2021 / Read More
Should Farmers Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program?
The US Government Small Business Association (SBA) just launched a third round of its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding, and farm...
Jan 25, 2021 / Read More
How to Get Funding for Cover Crops on Your Farm
Harvest is right around the corner (for many, it’s already here!), and the time to plant cover crops for the winter quickly approaches. H...
Sep 03, 2020 / Read More
How to unlock federal grant funding for your farm
A farmer in Tennessee recently commented on the grant funding landscape to our team, saying:
Aug 26, 2020 / Read More
Solar Power: the Farmer’s New Crop
As climatic trends shift, farmers experience volatile growing seasons, unreliable crop yields, and uncertain annual income. More farmers ...
Jul 08, 2020 / Read More
Black Farmers Matter
Across the country, protests are erupting in response to the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others, calli...
Jun 26, 2020 / Read More