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Scholarships for workshops now available!

Posted on June 27th, 2017 by larissa

You may be familiar with our conference scholarship program – this summer we are offering something a little bit different. Interested farmers can apply for a workshop scholarship of to $100 to cover the cost of a training event related to humane farming techniques. Any workshop, field day, or training in the continental United States Read the Rest…

Benefits of Poultry School Multiply for Haley Rosemond of Cane Creek Farms

Posted on January 27th, 2017 by larissa

Training helps improve animal welfare & boost profit margins In March 2016, Haley Rosemond received a scholarship from FACT to attend the Sustainable Poultry School to learn humane and sustainable techniques for raising her chickens. The Sustainable Poultry School (SPS) is a weeklong intensive training course that provides instruction in all aspects of poultry production, including Read the Rest…

Winter Conference Scholarships

Posted on December 16th, 2016 by larissa

Thanks to the generous support of the Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Foundation, FACT is once again able to offer Fund-a-Farmer Conference Scholarships! FACT awards scholarships for livestock and poultry farmers to attend select sustainable agriculture or humane farming conferences. As these conferences are a key way that farmers share resources and knowledge with one another, we want Read the Rest…

Fund-a-Farmer Grant FAQ

Posted on November 11th, 2016 by larissa

Below you’ll find answers to several frequently asked questions about applying for a Fund-a-Farmer grant from FACT. Do you have other questions about the application process and eligibility requirements? Please join us on November 15 for a special Last Minute Q&A Session. Don’t forget – the application deadline is November 21, 2016! Q – Which type Read the Rest…

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FACT’s mission is to improve the welfare of food producing animals, broaden opportunities for humane farmers, and address the public health problems that come from the production of meat, milk, and eggs. More about FACT...

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