Hail Can Happen! Insurance Options for Organic Farms

Event starts: Wednesday, February 6 at 2:00 pm EST

Event ends: Wednesday, February 6 at 3:30 pm EST

Location: Register in advance at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_931l3GBuSeagEqT08NUNWA

Join eOrganic and the Organic Farming Research Foundation for a webinar about insurance options for organic farm, which takes place on February 6, 2019 at 11AM Pacific Time (12PM Mountain, 1PM Central, 2PM Eastern Time). The webinar is free and open to the public, and advance registration is required.

Register now at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_931l3GBuSeagEqT08NUNWA

About the Webinar

Managing risk is of utmost importance for all farmers, especially organic producers. This webinar will educate organic and transitioning growers on USDA risk management programs and provide a step by step guide to enrollment in crop insurance programs. The goals of this webinar are to improve understanding of risk management among organic producers and those seeking to transition to organic. This project supports RMA’s goal of increasing access to risk management practices and programs for underserved audiences.

About the Presenter

Michael Stein is an attorney and scientist who is passionate about organic and sustainable agriculture. He has focused his career on implementing legal and policy tools to address the environmental, health, and economic impacts of our food system. He first started working to protect the health and wealth of our natural resources with Midwest Environmental Advocates, assisting family farmers in protecting their homes and communities from the negative environmental impacts of large-scale industrial agriculture. While at Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic, he focused on the environmental and public health impacts of food waste, and also worked to address food sovereignty issues faced by Native American communities.

Funding for this webinar is provided by the USDA Risk Management Agency.

Created by Alice Formiga

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