Posted March 07, 2019 05:07:16 For many farmers, the first step in the land is the most difficult: how to build the trust, respect, and loyalty of those around you.
A few years ago, the National Farmers Union introduced its new Farmers Empowerment Grant Program.
Through this program, farmers can apply to receive grants of up to $500 per year that can be used for the purchase of tools, equipment, and supplies.
As the program’s mission states, “the farmer needs the tools that he can use to support his livelihood.”
And with a variety of grants available, the program has been a hit with farmers.
The National Farmers Federation (NFF), which has been involved in the program since its inception, says it has provided more than $100 million in grants to farmers and ranchers across the country.
What makes the program so successful is the way in which it is administered, and how the program is being used.
“The farmers are able to participate in a very efficient, transparent, and cost-effective way,” said Mark Kocher, NFF director.
“With a small amount of funding from the government, they can create a pathway for farmers to become involved in land stewardship.
It’s a win-win situation for everyone.”
The program has received tremendous support from the private sector, and is a big part of NFF’s strategy to grow the private-sector economy and grow the agricultural industry.
The program is available to farmers from a variety the most popular farms in Oregon, as well as other states.
The NFF also offers training and certification opportunities to those interested in becoming a professional farmer.
While the program doesn’t require any special training, it is strongly recommended to anyone wanting to participate.
In addition to being able to apply for grants, the NFF has also created a website that allows farmers to receive training on topics ranging from soil quality to soil health, soil management, water conservation, and soil science.
With the assistance of NFFs training partners, Oregon and Idaho farmers are also able to connect with local and national experts on topics such as soil and water conservation.
In this video, the farmers explain how they used the program to develop their trust with one another.
“I had no idea I was applying for a grant until I saw the training on the site,” said Mary Anne Anderson, a member of the Cascade Mountain Farm.
“When you see someone that’s been in this field for so long, they’re so professional, they really understand how to handle it and what to do, so it was really great to be able to take the information I learned from training and apply for a program like this.”
It is not just about training.
“We had farmers who said that they really liked the training,” said Brian Kockel, the president of the Idaho Farmer Alliance.
“And when you’re a farmer, you want to get that first foot in the door and get it right.”
The NFFs success story has led to a program that is available in more than 50 states, including Oregon.
“This program is working,” said NFF President Mike Soderberg.
“It’s a great way to encourage the private and the public sector to work together to get a better agricultural economy and help farmers grow their businesses and businesses.
It really shows how important it is to have government support for the farmers.”
The Oregon program, called the Rural Business Partnership, has been successful in increasing the number of private sector companies participating in the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Program, which is designed to encourage and help businesses create and maintain sustainable, healthy farms.
It is also the first program in the country to focus on the land and how to grow food sustainably.
The USDA, which manages the program, says the program encourages the use of technology that reduces the need for soil testing.
Additionally, the USDA recently launched a new, multi-year initiative that allows small and medium-sized businesses to apply to participate by submitting application forms and online application processes.
The Oregon farmer program has also resulted in the creation of several new farms.
The first is the Blackwood Valley Farm, which was established by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) in 2015.
It has more than 1,000 acres of pastures and is growing crops such as barley, wheat, and sorghum.
The Blackwood farm was originally created to help provide a pathway to new farmers.
“Our goal was to provide a path to a successful and happy farm and to continue to grow this program,” said Blackwood co-owner Bill Tuck.
“There was no question in our minds that we would have this farm by now, but we were excited about this idea.
We saw this program as an opportunity to be in this industry.”
As the farm grows, it will also offer educational programs, such as a farmers certification course for farmhands.
The farm has also hired two certified