Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Western Region Agricultural
Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Colorado Department of Agriculture

Please refer to our website for info on various programs and services: https://ag.colorado.gov/

Service areas: Colorado

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Community Action Center of East Central Oregon

“CAPECO focuses on four key social service needs in east central Oregon. These needs include:
Community Services
Enterprise Development
Area Agency on Aging”; Serving Gilliam, Hood River, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Wasco, and Wheeler counties

Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: 541-276-1926; 800-752-1139

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Energy Trust of Oregon

“Oregon industrial and agricultural businesses of all types and sizes are taking advantage of Energy Trust technical assistance and cash incentives to control energy costs year over year.”

Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: 1.866.368.7878

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Oregon Department Of Agriculture

“Our vision: The Oregon Department of Agriculture remains able to serve the changing needs of Oregon’s diverse agricultural and food sectors to maintain and enhance a healthy natural resource base and strong economy in rural and urban communities across the state.

Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: (503) 986-4550

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UC Berkeley Cooperative Extension

By conducting and publishing applied research, writing and disseminating educational materials, developing new interactive web-based technologies, and participating in stakeholder and agency working groups and committees, cooperative extension specialists provide the people of California with “tools to both protect the Earth’s natural resources and ensure economic and ecological sustainability for future generations.” The current strengths of the specialists in ESPM are conservation biology, landscape ecology, wildlife management, urban and agricultural pest management, forestry and forest pathology, fire ecology, and food security.

Service areas: California

Go to Website | Phone: 510.643.4019

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Ecotrust’s mission is to inspire fresh thinking that creates social equity, economic opportunity, and environmental well-being. For more than 20 years we have sought paths towards more ?natural economies,? striving for a new development model that creates more reliable prosperity by promoting resilience in communities, economies, and ecosystems.

Service areas: Arkansas, California, Oregon, Washington

Go to Website | Phone: 503.227.6225

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Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU)

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union is a progressive, grassroots organization dedicated to: achieving profitability for family farmers and ranchers; promoting stewardship of land and water resources; delivering safe healthy food to consumers; and strengthening rural communities through education, legislation and cooperation. RMFU also runs a Cooperative Development Center.

Service areas: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming

Go to Website | Phone: 303.752.5800

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International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology (iCAST)

iCAST offers turn-key services in sustainable agriculture focused on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Waste Utilization. iCAST specializes in a) technical and economic feasibility analysis, b) business plan development, c) process design, d) project implementation and management, and e) grant funding and market-based financing. iCAST partners with farmers and rural communities to develop solutions that are sustainable. iCAST projects use local resources for local benefit.

Service areas: Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Wyoming

Go to Website | Phone: 303.462.4100

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Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO)

AERO is a 32 year-old grassroots organization whose members are working together to improve the quality of their lives, their communities and the environment. A Montana-based nonprofit, AERO serves the needs of the people working to promote renewable energy and conservation, sustainable agriculture and greater community self-reliance. AERO is working to build sustainable food systems through a coalition of Montana partners who want to remove the policy barriers to the processing, distribution and trade of local Montana-grown food for local and regional markets.

Service areas: Montana, National

Go to Website | Phone: 406.443.7272

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Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC)

WORC is a regional network of 7 grassroots community organizations that include 10,000 members and 38 local chapters. WORC helps its member groups succeed by providing training and coordinating regional issue campaigns. WORC is focusing on environmental and family farming and ranching issues.

Service areas: Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming

Go to Website | Phone: 406.252.9672

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The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is supported by the USDA Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network, under agreement number: 2020-70028-32731 proposal number: 2020-07631

The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is an equal access/equal opportunity program.