Monday, March 31, 2014

April Farmer-to-Farmer Breakfast
Wednesday, April 9th7-8:30 AM 
Tofanelli's 302 W Main St, in Grass Valley.
Come meet other farmers and ranchers and share ideas and concerns about the drought and other agricultural issues.
Please RSVP by sending me an e-mail before 9 AM Monday, April 7th.

Accessing Credit for New Farmers and Ranchers
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 1 PM Pacific Daylight Time
US Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden will host a Google+ Hangout to discuss types of agricultural credit and ways to access them in support of new farmers and ranchers. The discussion will cover credit and financial options from USDA as well as outside partners including the Farm Credit Council. The Hangout will also feature farmers and ranchers who have successfully accessed credit from these sources as they describe their experiences and offer advice to others. USDA is soliciting discussion questions via social media using #NewFarmers.
Live on the USDA Google+ page or on www.usda.gov/live. Add your questions in advance or share your story on social media by using the #NewFarmers on Twitter, Google+, YouTube or Facebook.