Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Western Region Agricultural
Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Transfarmation

Our mission is to help farmers transition their industrial animal-agriculture operations to plant-focused farms raising crops for human consumption. Please contact us through our farmer form on our website: https://thetransfarmationproject.org/#get-involved


Service areas: National

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Rye Revival

We support and expand ecological rye production; educate about rye for human, animal, and agricultural purposes, advance research on rye, and promote the enjoyment of rye to advance health, equity, and culture.


Service areas: National, Wisconsin

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Noble Research Institute

Noble Research Institute, LLC is an independent nonprofit agricultural research organization dedicated to delivering solutions to great agricultural challenges.


Service areas: National, Oklahoma

Go to Website | Phone: 580-223-5810

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Kiss the Ground

Kiss the Ground, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has become a leading voice in bringing awareness to regeneration through its storytelling, education, and advocacy of regenerative agriculture and soil health.


Service areas: National

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Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund

Services include: unlimited consultation with attorneys on matters within the FTCLDF mission statement; contractual documents, e.g., herdshare contracts, buyers club agreements, etc.; access to information clearinghouse for those working on state legislation and local ordinances; consultation with attorneys on matters related to food buyers club setup and operations; access to presentations by Charlotte Smith on matters related to marketing farm and artisan foods; toll-free emergency hotline to speak with an attorney if there is a surprise visit or inspection from a government agency; the possibility of legal representation on matters that are within FTCLDF?s mission statement at no additional cost.


Service areas: National

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American Solar Grazing Association

The American Solar Grazing Association (ASGA) was founded to promote grazing sheep on solar installations. ASGA members are developing best practices that support shepherds and solar developers to both effectively manage solar installations and create new agribusiness profits. We are a not for profit trade association founded for and managed by sheep farmers who became solar graziers.


Service areas: National

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Southwest Center for Agricultural Health Injury Prevention and Education

The SW Ag Center, located at The University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center, serves Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas as part of a program initiative of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The initiative established a network of centers, funded on a competitive basis, to conduct programs of research, prevention, intervention, education and outreach designed to reduce occupational injuries and diseases among agricultural workers and their families.


Service areas: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Go to Website | Phone: 903-877-5998

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Mission West Community Development Partners

Works with small businesses, communities development organizations, cooperatives, and food and agriculture producers in  Lake, Mineral, and Sanders County, Montana. Business Development Center Community Development Center Cooperative Development Center Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center


Service areas: Montana

Go to Website | Phone: 406-676-5901

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Ecological Agriculture Training Cultural Center and Farm

The EAT! Cultural Center is Southern California’s Field to Face school and is a partnership between the City of Norco and Five Keys Schools and Programs. Our approach has always been wisdom-based, scientifically-informed and hands-on. We believe the future of Southern California Agriculture is small in scale, not in impact. To ensure the success of small farms, we focus on the 7 Tenets of Small Farm Management Systems and teach the mastery of 9 Core agricultural knowledge areas.


Service areas: California

Go to Website | Phone: (951)255-7092

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Dry Farming Institute

OUR VISION: Empowering growers to thrive with less water. OUR MISSION: Increase knowledge and awareness of practices that enable growers to produce crops with little to no irrigation Support stewardship of water, soil and seeds for resilience.


Service areas: Idaho, Oregon, Washington

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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.