FSA Youth Loans!

Our May 21 workshop on FSA Youth Loans was very successful!  FSA Youth loans provide up to $5,000 to help youth between the ages of 10 and 20 finance small ag-related and income producing projects.  If you missed the workshop, but would be interested in one of the follow-up workshops, please email rifarm@rifb.org or call the office at 401-385-3339 to get on the list.    Check out our page for more information on Youth Loans.

RI DEM Produce Safety Portal

RIDEM  Produce Safety Portal

The Division of Agriculture aims to aid growers in navigating the Produce Safety Rule. Use the above link to go to the RI DEM Produce Safety Portal, or start at our FSMA Links page.

2019 Farm Products Raffle!

2019 RIFB Farm Products Raffle

For our 2019 Raffle to benefit our RIFB Scholarship program, we will offer 3 chances to win for each $5 ticket! Our three prizes will be $500, $300 and $200 in RIFB Member Farm’s Gift Certificates. To buy tickets, come visit our booth at  Foster Old Home Days July 26-28, ERI 4-H Fair August 3 & 4 or Washington County Fair August 14-18.  You can also stop by our office and purchase tickets.  For more details, click to visit the raffle page or contact the office at 401-385-3339.

Scholarship

RIFB Scholarship Application 2018 (doc)  |RIFB Scholarship Application 2018(pdf)

Dear Scholarship Applicants

Thank you for applying for the 2018 RI Farm Bureau Scholarship. Our scholarship funding is awarded primarily on merit and your interest in advancing agriculture. Successful applicants will be announced at the Rhode Island Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in November. The scholarship award will be bestowed upon presentation of an official transcript verifying success in an ag related major.

The application period closed on October 19, 2018. All applications must be postmarked by October 19 or hand delivered to the RIFB office by 4:00 p.m. on October 19.

Thank you.

Henry B. Wright III
President, RIFB