Illinois

Iowa State University Extension Farm and Ranch Well-being

“The overarching goals of the project titled, Farm and Ranch Wellness: The Next Steps, are to (1) develop a catalog of resources, trainings and connections to help farmers and ranchers know where to turn and, (2) to provide a fuller and more robust network of stress assistance programs, including a stress hotline and prescription drug abuse education, in the North Central Region. Individuals who are directly engaged in farming and ranching can lower their stress by attending programs such as “Stress on the Farm: Strategies that Help” or financial management programs for farm and ranch women.”

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Farm Stress
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Substance Use Support

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio

Socially Responsible Agriculture Project (SRAP)

SRAP is a network of national and international consultants who provide services as needed to work with grassroots organizations, rural communities, family farmers and ranchers, and the general public on issues relating today’s agricultural practices and its effect on the current food system and the environment. Our goal is to restore a food production system that is economically viable for producers and local communities, healthful, humane, and environmentally sound. Refer to the website (http://www.sraproject.org/opposing/activistresources/) for extensive resources on opposing factory farms.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We can also help you with:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • National

Iroquis Family Farms Real Estate Investment Trust

“Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT is an organic farmland finance company that provides farmer-friendly leases and mortgages to the next generation of organic farmers. Since our founding in 2007, we have directed $50 million in investments in organic agriculture. Our goal is to make organic agriculture the norm, not the exception in America to benefit the health of the soil and of future generations.”

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Illinois
  • National