Agricultural producers who have coverage under most crop insurance policies are eligible for a premium benefit from the USDA if they planted cover crops during this crop year. The Pandemic Cover Crop Program, offered by USDA’s Risk Management Agency, helps farmers maintain their cover crop systems, despite the financial challenges posed by the pandemic.
An examination and discussion of the burgeoning growth of indoor-grown fresh produce, and its impact on organically grown fruits and vegetables will be the topic of the first of four educational sessions at Organic Produce Summit 2021.
Tracing its farming heritage to the 17th century, Old Dominion Organic Farms is one of North America’s oldest farming operations. In its 12th generation of operation, the southeast Virginia farm has successfully transitioned from growing a traditional southern crop to organic produce.