The Agricultural Act of 2014 is critical to the economic safety net for U.S. producers. This act represented a major change in philosophy, requiring producers to make key decisions about their options on the basis of risk management. To add to the complexity of the issue, the time period for delivering applicable education to landowners before sign-up deadlines was relatively short. This article highlights a unique multiorganizational statewide approach to delivering the applicable education. It involved University of Minnesota Extension, the Center for Farm Financial Management, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and banks and resulted in substantive evaluative outcomes.
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Hachfeld, G. A., Mahnken, C. L., Holcomb, C. R., Bau, D. B., & Berning, E. R. (2016). Unique Multiorganizational Collaborative Proves Effective in Delivering 2014 Farm Bill Education. The Journal of Extension, 54(1), Article 20. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol54/iss1/20