About the Agricultural
About the Agricultural Mediation Program
AMP services are accessible to all: Whether your operation is working to grow fresh produce or breed aquatic animals, we’ll be there for all your needs. We are proud to represent farmers of all diversities and are willing to go above and beyond to ensure all organizations have the opportunity to create a dialogue that leads to common ground and solutions that are favorable for all parties. AMP works to ensure a fluidity of processes for breeders rearing and harvesting of plants and animals in all types of water environments including ponds, rivers, lakes, and the ocean, to help protect the economic benefits Aquaculture provides to the overarching agricultural industry.
Livestock and their farmers represent a major portion of the agricultural industry, that’s why AMP services provide the guidance needed to help disputes find resolutions. AMP works with breeders, the USDA and other industry organizations directly to not only alleviate friction, but also generate prosperous results for all that work hard to fuel the regional economy. By finding solutions together, we’ll go further in our efforts to create industry wide growth.
In 1987, when farming faced tough times, Congress thought mediation a good way for producers, lenders and agencies to settle differences and keep farms going. It remains available today through a grant program overseen by the Farm Service Agency. Services are delivered by both the Michigan and Florida Agricultural Mediation Programs.