Episode 236. Programs Focus on Farmer Well-Being
In this episode of Voices from the Field, Margo Hale, NCAT’s Southeast Regional Director and Director of NCAT’s Armed to Farm Program, visits with NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist and farmer veteran Mike Lewis. Mike and his family operate a diversified farm in Southeast Kentucky.
Mike talks about the farm’s enterprises and how USDA programs have helped him meet his farm goals.
Mike also discusses two programs — AgrAbility and the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN) — that address the physical and mental needs of many farmers.
NCAT Armed to Farm website
NCAT Armed to Farm Facebook
Financing Your Farm: Guidance for Beginning Farmers
Federal Conservation Resources for Sustainable Farming and Ranching
Veterans Discuss USDA Programs
Meet NCAT: Veteran Farmer Mike Lewis Brings Diverse Experience to Our Team
Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Step-by-Step: How to Get Assistance from NRCS
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