Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting and harvesting assistance free of charge to farm families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster, is now accepting planting applications from farmers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana. Farm Rescue assisted 50 farm families in 2013 and plans to assist a similar number of families as available funding and volunteer staffing allows.
Farm Rescue was founded in 2006 and has helped more than 250 families since its inception. The organization’s mission is to help farmers who have experienced a major illness, injury, or natural disaster by providing the necessary equipment and manpower to plant or harvest their crop. Farm Rescue helps farm families in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, and Iowa. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 planting season, which can be obtained at 701-252-2017 or www.farmrescue.org. Sponsor-A-Volunteer donations may be mailed to: Farm Rescue, PO. Box 1100, Jamestown, ND. 58402