Gain Experience

Program or resource provides experience to participants.

"Through the Ranching Legacy Program, Fellows will gain knowledge, networks and mentors, a business plan, and all three partners’ best efforts to assist them in their ranching goals.

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"The MOSES Farmer-to-Farmer Mentoring Program pairs an organic farmer with one or two transitioning-to-organic farmers, to help these new to organic farmers negotiate the various USDA regulations on organic and modify their operations to meet organic standards.

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"Beginning Farmer Training: A 12 week instructional class will be conducted at four sites across the each multi-county region where recruitment has been conducted. Practicum training: The project will provide a number of 2 to 3 day practicum short courses in the month following the completion of the classroom training sessions.

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Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society (NSAS) is a non-profit, grass-roots membership organization that promotes sustainable food systems in Nebraska and sponsors an annual Healthy Farms Conference, workshops, farm tours, and field days.

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NESFI promotes small farm development by providing information and training for aspiring, beginning and transitioning farmers. The Institute offers workshops, regional and online resource libraries, sustainable resource management demonstrations, short courses, and business and skill training for farmers.

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MOFFA is a non-profit educational organization that brings together the community of growers, consumers, and retailers in Maryland to support organic and ecological farming and local food production.

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MOFGA "helps farmers grow organic food, fiber and other crops; protect the environment; recycle natural resources; increase local food production; and support rural communities." MOFGA offers a journeyperson program; farmer-to-farmer conference; Common Ground Education Center; short courses, workshops, and other education and technical services;

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"Limited resource and small family farms are approved with financial and management expertise to help them achieve greater yields and more profitable operations.

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The Building Environmental Leaders in Animal Agriculture (BELAA) project has several objectives: Reward proactive young & beginning animal ag producers for environmental stewardship through the "Environmental Leader" award program, Develop educational modules for use by classroom teachers, extension staff, young farmer & ra

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