External Links


Farmers' Legal Action Group  (www.flaginc.org)  

FLAG is a non-profit law center dedicated to the proposition that a family farm-based agricultural system is crucial to promoting vibrant rural communities, protecting the environment, and having a safe, stable national food supply.  


North Carolina Farm Transition Network (www.ncftn.org)  

The North Carolina Farm Transition Network (NCFTN) partners with organizations and professionals toward the goal of keeping land in farm and forest production as it passes between generations or otherwise changes ownership.  


Rural Advancement Foundation International (www.rafiusa.org)  

RAFI is an organization dedicated to preserving family farms by encouraging fair contractual relationships between farmers and processors, helping farmers cut their costs by using environmentally friendly farming methods, and assisting communities as they switch away from tobacco-based local economies.    


Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education  (www.sare.org)  

SARE is part of the USDA's Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service and administers a grant program aimed at promoting sustainable farming.  


Internal Revenue Service (www.irs.gov)  


National Weather Service  (www.nws.noaa.gov)  


United States Department of Agriculture (www.usda.gov)