Producer Success Stories Archive
RMA's Success Story - A Family's Risk Mitigation Strategy Provides Farming Safety Net - American farmers and ranchers like Rick Wise know the importance of producing quality food for the table as well as for livestock. And they know the value of risk management to ensure they can provide year after year.
Montana FFA Students Learn Strategies to Succeed in a "Risky Business" - When most Americans envision a farm or ranch, pictures of lush pastures, ripe wheat fields, and grazing cattle come to mind. Yet for the small percentage of Americans operating a farm or ranch, the images are not always as picturesque.
Building to the Future: Helping Alaska’s Specialty Crop, New, Women and Other Farmers Understand and Prepare to Implement Crop Insurance and Other Risks - The USDA Risk Management Education Division and Right Risk LLC partnered together and successfully completed a two-day workshop for Alaskan producers on March 21 and 22 with local host Alaska Farmland Trust.
Green market Grow NYC - Hector Tejada, an immigrant producer from Ulster County, NY worked with FARM roots staff to develop record keeping systems to meet his goal of securing a loan and eventually farmland.
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project - A daylong conference provided 250 farmers in the region with critical resources to minimize risk and access opportunities in local markets
Emerging Farmer Training Project for New and Beginning Hispanic Farmers - The USDA Risk Management Agency and Adelante Mujeres, Friends of Zenger Farm and Multnomah County (Oregon) collaborated on the delivery of the Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship and Emerging Farmer Training Project programs.