Food Animal Concerns Trust

Online Learning for Humane Farmers

FACT offers free webinars and an online forum for humane farmers. Please join us to expand your farming knowledge and to share your experience!

Upcoming Webinars

May 9: Get Your Farm Funded: Tips for Applying to Grants

Learn about the types of funding available for farmers and gain helpful pointers for crafting a successful proposal. FACT’s Larissa McKenna will provide practical advice for farmers navigating the grant application process.

Date: Tuesday, May 9
Time: 7pm EST
Register: www.anymeeting.com/PIID=ED50DB81804A3F

May 23: Federal Funding & Financing for Farmers

Join us to learn more about the USDA loan, grant, cost-share, conservation, and insurance programs that are available to sustainable farmers. NSAC’s Ferd Hoefner will give an overview of the many programs offered by the USDA that help farmers succeed.

Date: Tuesday, May 23
Time: 1pm EST
Register: anymeeting.com/PIID=ED50DC8988493D

June 5: Business Strategies for your CSA Program

This webinar will help you enhance your farm’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Join us to learn innovative approaches that can make your program a better experience for your customers and more profitable for you. Timothy Woods from the University of Kentucky and Debra Tropp from the USDA will present findings from their new report, Community Supported Agriculture: New Models for Changing Markets.

Date: Monday, June 5
Time: 3pm EST
Register: anymeeting.com/PIID=ED50DC8989483D

Webinar Archive

>>Goats & Sheep: Raising Browsers & Grazers (3/21/2017)

>>Rotating Your Animals & Vegetables (3/6/2017)

>>Operating a Meat CSA (2/27/2017)

>>Winter Housing for Poultry (2/9/2017)

>>Understanding Farm Animal Welfare Certification (2/2/2017)

>>Tips for Applying for a Fund-a-Farmer Grant (10/25/2016)

>>Birds on the Move: Mobile Housing for Poultry on Pasture (3/24/2016)

>>Tips of the Trade: Creative Marketing for Humane Farms (3/8/2016)

>>Pastured Pork Production (12/09/2015)

>>Fencing: Getting it Right (5/20/2015)

>>Sustainable Poultry Breeding & Production (3/18/2015)

Humane Farming Forum

Our Humane Farming Forum facilitates networking, sharing of opportunities, and peer-to-peer education for humane poultry and livestock farmers.

Purpose & use of the Humane Farming Forum
Members of the Humane Farming Forum are invited to share information and ask questions of the group via email. Posts should be of interest to humane livestock and poultry farmers. Topics of discussion can include, but are not limited to: animal husbandry techniques, challenges & innovations, events for farmers, relevant research on humane farming, funding opportunities, marketing questions and ideas.

How to join the forum
To join, please visit https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/humane-farming-forum and click “Subscribe to this group.”

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Mission

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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