Nonprofit organization adds service for crisis-stricken farm families
Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting and harvesting assistance free of charge to farm families who have experienced a major injury, illness or natural disaster, is now adding haying assistance for farmers and ranchers throughout Farm Rescue’s coverage area of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana. Applications are now being accepted for haying assistance and applicants are encouraged to apply early to receive priority consideration.
“Farm Rescue is pleased to now offer haying assistance to farm families who have experienced a major injury, illness or natural disaster,” said founder and president of Farm Rescue, Bill Gross. “We have had many requests for haying assistance and now through the generosity of RDO Equipment Company and all our sponsors, we are expanding our available assistance options to help more farmers and ranchers.”
RDO Equipment Co. Executive Vice President Keith Kreps, said that “in an effort to assist more farmers in times of need, RDO is committed to Farm Rescue’s Haying Assistance initiative by supplying a state-of-the-art John Deere Round Baler and John Deere Tractor.”
RDO Equipment Co. sponsors the John Deere equipment utilized by Farm Rescue for planting, harvesting and haying. They are the largest sponsor of the nonprofit organization and have been instrumental in providing assistance during times of unexpected crises to more than 250 farm families.