This guide describes and analyzes programs that may be of assistance to farmers facing a natural disaster, such as drought, flood, or excessive snow and cold weather. This publication contains... More > detailed information on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Individual and Households Program; FEMA Disaster Unemployment Assistance; Federal Crop Insurance; Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP); Emergency Conservation Program; Disaster Assistance for Livestock Producers; Farm Service Agency (FSA) Emergency (EM) Loans; Farm Service Agency (FSA) Disaster Set-Aside; Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loans; Bankruptcy; and Federal Income Taxes. This Sixth Edition also contains information for Organic Farms.
7/14/08 NOTICE: An important deadline as discussed in the Farmers’ Guide to Disaster Assistance, Sixth Edition, 2008 has been changed. Please go to FLAG's Disaster page to view the full notice.< Less
This book serves as a guide to the many legal issues faced by farmers and rural landowners who seek to develop wind energy projects. The Farmers' Guide to Wind Energy: Legal Issues in Farming the... More > Wind provides legal information for individuals developing wind projects, regardless of size. This includes farmer-owned large utility-scale wind farms as well as smaller on-farm or residential wind turbine projects. Legal issues covered in this guide include negotiating wind property agreements, siting a wind farm, liability risks associated with developing and operating wind turbines, project financing, choice of business structure, government incentives for wind development, and the tax consequences of these efforts.< Less