Organic Livestock Advisors and Additional Organic Farm Advisors Sought

NOFA/RI seeks additional Organic Advisors to offer technical assistance to ranchers and farmers wishing to transition to organic production methods.¬†Experienced organic ranchers and farmers will be paired with aspiring, new or transitioning ranchers and farmers who will provide assistance on … Continue reading

Organic Certification Cost Sharing Available

Be sure to turn in your Cost-Share applications to the Rhode Island DEM, Division of Agriculture before the September 30, 2016 deadline. Download the cost-share application forms, a list of eligible expenses and information here. If demand exceeds the funds … Continue reading

USDA designates three counties in Rhode Island as a Primary Natural Disaster Areas

In a press releases issued September 8, 2016, The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated Providence,¬†Bristol and Kent counties in Rhode Island as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by a recent drought.¬†Farmers and ranchers in these counties … Continue reading