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USDA Pilot Program Supports New Population of Farmers in Midwest

A USDA-funded pilot program is helping a new segment of the farming population in the Midwest. An immigrant-training program launched in January, is supporting aspiring farmers in Nebraska and Missouri. Although immigrant-owned farm operations are not new in California and … Continue reading

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Non-Profit Awarded $300,000 to Train Latino Farmers, Expand Agriculture Program

The USDA Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers awarded a $300,000 grant to an Oregon-based non-profit to help expand its organic agriculture program. Adelante Mujeres — an organization designed to help Latinas and their families by providing … Continue reading

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