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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
  Agricultural Marketing Service
  National Organic Program
  Agricultural Research Service
  Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
   
Small farm program
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
  Economic Research Service
  Farm Service Agency
  Food and Nutrition Service
  Foreign Agricultural Service
  Forest Service
  National Agricultural Statistics Service
  Natural Resources Conservation Service
  National Office of Outreach
  Risk Management Agency
  Rural Development
  U.S. DHHS: Office of Refugee Resettlement
  University of the District of Columbia

Program Description
The goal of the National Small Farm Program in CSREES is to improve the income levels, and enhance the economic viability and the quality of lives the small farm enterprises; through a partnership effort with the land-grant university system, public and private sectors including non-profits and community based organizations, and others.
Efforts of the CSREES Small Farm Program will stress on the following critical needs: on-farm research and demonstration; marketing strategies, traditional and alternative enterprises, entrepreneurial and business skills, farmer networks, and beginning farmer programs.

Contact
Denis Ebodaghe
USDA-CSREES, Stop 2215,
1400 Independence Ave, SW,
Washington, DC 20250-2215.
Phone: (202) 401-4385
Tollfree: (800) 583-3071
Fax: (202) 690-3162
Email: debodaghe@csrees.usda.gov

Publications
Small Farm Resource; Proceedings of the National Small Farm Conferences; Getting Help for Your Small Farm from USDA; Directory of State Small Farm Program Coordinators; Small Farm Digest a quarterly newsletter; Getting Started in Farming series:
1. Getting Started in Farming;
2. Mostly on Your own;
3. Part Time or Small Farms;
4. So You Have Inherited a Farm;
5. Via the Home Farm; Fact sheets on the following: aquaculture, asparagus, beekeeping, blueberries, brambles, American Ginseng, specialty corn, angora, cashmere, dairy and meat goats, foliage plants, exotic fruits, herbs, exotic livestock, mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, specialty mushrooms, northern nuts, peppers, specialty potatoes, poultry, pumpkins, sheep, strawberries, specialty flowers, specialty vegetables, wildflowers, and woodlots.

 
     
 
 
     



     
 
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