Motivated Farmers Utilize USDA-FSA Programs

Motivated Farmers Utilize USDA-FSA Programs Quote from article by Lauren Highfill Williams “Taking advantage of these programs has most definitely been part of keeping my farm successful. We take advantage of all of those like most farmers do. The subsidy and marketing program and assistance loan programs are great. I encourage every farmer to take […]


Meet The Modern Farmer

MEET THE MODERN FARMERS CARLTON BRIDGEFORTH Bridgeforth Farms Tanner, Alabama “I worked really hard to get a respectable paying job,” says Carlton Bridgeforth of his former career at Deutsche Bank. So why leave Wall Street for the family farm in Alabama? The 32-year-old insists that sentiment had little to do with it: “I saw a […]


New Faces of Ag – Nik Morris

By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor Nikolaj Morris, or Nik to his friends, had grown up on a farm near Sterlington, Louisiana. By his early 20s, with a construction management degree in hand from the University of Louisiana Monroe, he was building a good place for himself in the home construction industry. “I […]


NBGC Statement on Nomination of Former GA Gov. Sonny Perdue for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

WASHINGTON, DC- (January 30, 2017) The National Black Growers Council (NBGC) has issued a statement in regard to President Donald J. Trump’s selection of Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to lead the United States Department of Agriculture.  The National Board of Directors for the NBGC released the following statement, “The National Black Growers Council is comprised of multi-generational […]