05/04/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/04/2021 17:33
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a virtual listening session for beginning farmers and ranchers to learn how COVID-19 impacted their farming operations and to get their feedback on USDA assistance. The listening session will take place on May 6, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Hawaii time.
USDA considers anyone who has operated a farm or ranch for less than 10 years to be a beginning farmer or rancher. USDA can help you get started or grow your operation through a variety of programs and services, from farm loans to crop insurance, and conservation programs to disaster assistance.
To view the USDA news release and for registration information for the session, go to: https://www.farmers.gov/beginning-farmers