Farmers and Ranchers

Small family farms, ranches, agricultural producers, orchardists, vineyards

Farmers and ranchers have unique considerations when it comes to wildfire preparedness. Resources for structure hardening of homes, barns, and outbuildings, animal evacuation planning, and more are included below. Please note, some resources might be applicable to multiple roles within the community.

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Montana Wildfire Smoke

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Climate Smart Missoula
The Montana Wildfire Smoke website is a great resource for Montana community members and businesses to learn about wildfire smoke impacts and how to prepare and mitigate for smoke. The website contains links to real-time smoke conditions and resources. The Montana Smoke website contains a number of great videos. Two short animated videos produced by Climate Smart Missoula highlight... Read More

Land Conservation Assistance Network

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Land Conservation Assistance Network
The Land Conservation Assistance Network (LandCAN) has resources on conservation grant and assistance programs, a professional directors, information on carbon sequestration markets, a research article library, a toolbox for land conservation and more. Read More

Fuel Breaks that Work

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Kevin Moriarty, Lance Okerson, Mike Pellant
This factsheet provides “a framework for the placement, use, and effectiveness of established fuel breaks for protecting sagebrush ecosystems.” Read More

Fire Recovery Assistance

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University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
This webpage details recovery assistance available from the Farm Service Agency, the Risk Management Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Rural Development. Read More

Fire Prevention on the Farm and Ranch

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Nebraska Forest Service
A brochure containing fire prevention items for farmers and ranchers. Read More

Farming Through Wildfire Season

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The Farmer Campus
Farmer Campus, in collaboration with community partners, created the Farming through Wildfire Season Program. You’ll find a self-led online course with a learning network of fellow farmers, a downloadable Fire Resilience Workbook, farmer-centered research, and a collection of producer stories to help you garner actionable solutions, deepen your understanding, and take away hands-on tools to... Read More

Farmer and Rancher Wildfire Resilience Resources

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Community Alliance with Family Farmers
The resources on this website are specifically for farms, ranches and rural communities to help prepare and recover from wildfire disaster. Note: Access the spanish version of the website through the toggle button at the top of the page. Read More

Drought and Wildfire Resources

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Washington Cattlemen's Association
Focused on producers experiencing hot and dry conditions in Washington State. Many resources, such as the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-raised Fish Program and the Livestock Indemnity Program, are available nationwide. Read More

DisasterSafety.Org: Wildfires

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Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety
This resource from the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) provides fact sheets, retrofit guides, tip sheets, graphics and educational videos for those working to reduce their wildfire risk. Specific resources for residents, business owners, and farmers and ranchers are all included. This site is also a great resource for wildfire practitioners working... Read More

Disaster Recovery Assistance

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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service disaster recovery assistance programs: Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) Program, Environmental Quality Incentives Program, Technical Assistance, and more. Read More
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Photo Credit: Lenya Quinn-Davidson, Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network