Delaware State University, College of Agriculture & Related Sciences Associate Dean Albert E. Essel, from Dover, DE, speaks on Resources Available to the Small and Disadvantaged Farmer during the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2013 Agricultural Outlook Forum held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, VA on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. The breakout sessionâs general topic is Risk Management for Small and Socially Disadvantaged Farmers a profile of small and disadvantaged farmers based on the recent Census of Agriculture to identify the size and current economic and demographic trends of these farmers. The discussion also identified risks for these farmers, the need to manage those risks for longer-term viability/sustainability, the role of the public sector, and the resources available for small and disadvantaged farmers in coping with risk. USDA photo by Lance Cheung.
The presentation is available at www.usda.gov/oce/forum/presentations/Essel.pptx.
USDA photo by Lance Cheung.
May 17, 2014
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