What is the Master Farmer program and how will it help me?
The Master Farmer Program is a structured educational program for all agriculture producers designed to help attain maximum productivity while maintaining an environmentally sound operation. To begin enrollment in the Master Farmer Program, contact your local County Agent.
What procedure would I follow to sell dairy products?
You must be licensed by our Dairy Division after obtaining a license to sell dairy products from the Dept. of Health and Hospitals.
Are LDAF pine seedlings the result of genetic engineering?
LDAF has developed genetically improved seedlings through tree breeding, not through genetic engineering. LDAF is a member of the Western Gulf Tree Improvement Program, administered through Texas A & M University. This program helps members of the cooperative make selections to breed for desired improvements, such as faster growth and improved disease resistance.
Do I need a Sweet Potato Dealer's Permit?
Any person or business who plans to grow, move, clean, grade, pack or repack, sell or process sweet potatoes for commercial purposes needs an annual Sweet Potato Dealer's Permit.
Do I qualify for enrollment in one of the Farm Bill Conservation programs?
To find out about Farm Bill Conservation Program eligibility, contact the USDA-NRCS at your local Agriculture Service Center.