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Click here to view RFDTV Program "Out On the Land" featuring Texas Small Farmers & Ranchers CBO helping small farmers.

USDA/NRCS Producer Profile TSFR/CBO Member, RICKY RODDY wins 3rd place in the 2015 Lloyd Wright Small Ranchers Award. Click here for video of Roddy and his family farm in McLennan county as owners of the RR Ranch.

USDA/NRCS Conservation Plan Process...click here!

USDA/NRCS Beginning Farmers Program Assistance...click here!

USDA/NRCS Organic Farmers Program Assistance...click here!

USDA/NRCS Socially Disadvantaged Farmers Program Assistance...click here!

For TSFR/CBO Regional Events/Information - go to "Meetings/Events" page.

2017 AG CENSUS IS UPON US!..Make sure your farm or ranch counts! Your agricultural operation, large or small, is important to U.S. agriculture. USDA/NASS (National Agriculture Statistics Service) conducts a census of all agricultural operations every five years as well as other agricultural surveys. CLICK HERE TO MAKE SURE YOUR OPERATION COUNTS!

Click here for current National Agriculture Statistics!

TSFR/CBO Presents "Small Space Gardening" Workshop, Thursday, October 13, 2016 in Dallas, TX...Click here for details!

 TSFR/CBO & USDA/Farm Service Agency (FSA) Presents Round-Table Discussion on "FARM & RANCH DISASTER PROGRAM" in Tyler, TX, Saturday, October 22, 2016, 10:00 AM at Luby's Restaurant, 1815 Roseland Blvd, Tyler, TX 75701 (Buy your own lunch.)

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TSFR/CBO Honors 2016 High School Graduate

 Stephen Perry "P.J." Lewis, Jr.

 

Place of Birth: Palestine, TX
Grade: Freshman in College
Hobbies: Listening to music, laughing and having fun with friends and family.
 

About P.J....click here!

 

ANNOUNCING!

 

New TSFR/CBO Outreach Meeting Location

 

Serving Texas Counties of

 Hill, Limestone,McLennan, Milam, & Navarro

 

 

NEW MEETING LOCATION:

 

Falls County Booker T. Washington

 

Alumni & Ex-Student Association Building

 

216 Falls Street, Marlin, Texas 76661

 

 

2016 Meeting Schedule @ 6:30 PM:

 

·       June 23, 2016 (Excellent meeting with informative feedback from attendees!)

 

·       August 18, 2016 (Excellent feedback from Round-table discussion w/ Wade Ross, TSFR/CBO State Director & Local USDA/NRCS Conservationist.)

 

·       November 17, 2016 (Continuing Round-table discussion meeting w/ Wade Ross, TSFR/CBO State Director & Local USDA/NRCS Conservationist & FSA Farm Loan Manager)

 

TSFR/CBO, USDA/NRCS & FSA Partner for Continuing Roundtable Discussions, Thursday, November 17, 2016 in Marlin, Texas...Click here for meeting details.

UNITED IN OUTREACH!  United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) State of Texas Directors  and Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights joined TSFR/CBO at first meeting, June 23, 2016 at new outreach location in Marlin, TX!

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 From Left to Right:

  • Salvador Salinas, State Conservationist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS);
  • Judith A. Canales, State Executive Director, USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA);
  • W. Wade Ross, State Director, Texas Small Farmers & Ranchers/CBO;
  • Paco Valentin, State Director, USDA Rural Development (RD)

Dr. Joe Leonard, USDA Office of the Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights (OASCR)

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Great feedback from TSFR/CBO Financial Literacy Workshop on March 31, 2016. Click here for presentation!

Click here for current very informative announcements from the Office of Advocacy & Outreach (OAO)!

7 Good Business Habits for Young Farmers...Click here!

2016 USDA 1890 Scholarship Presidental Application. Click here.

2016 1890 High School Application. Click here.

2016 1890 Scholars College Application. Click here.

1890 Hot Majors. Click here.

NEWS RELEASE - USDA Expands Microloans to Help Farmers Purchase Farmlands & Improve Property - Producers, Including Beginning & Underserved Farmers, Have a New Option to Gain Access to Land - Click here!

Do You Want Your Receipt? Texas Farmers & Ranchers to Receive Documentation of USDA Services...Click here for details!

Click here for Texas Farm Service Agency (FSA) Monthly Newsletter.

4 Estate Planning Documents You Need Beyond A Will...Click here!

USDA STRIKEFORCE INITIATIVE FOR TEXAS! Click here!

Texas Department of Agriculture Announces Funding Available for Organic Producers. Click here for details....

"On the Right Track" - Article on the unprecedented visit by James Gore, Assistant Chief of Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to the site of TSFR/CBO State Headquarters. Click Here!

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack & Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan with Wade Ross,Texas Small Farmers & Ranchers at the Honor Awards on patio of U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., Wednesday September 12, 2012 - CLICK HERE

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces a new Microloan Program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designed to help small and family operations, beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers secure loans under $35,000. Click here.

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Texas Small Farmers & Ranchers/CBO TECHNOLOGY CENTER!! Click Here!

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