Webpages

Resource is a website or part of a website outside of S2F.

"Beginningfarmers.org is a comprehensive compilation of information resources on farm financing, finding land, business planning, agricultural production and marketing, and much more.

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ASAP Beginning Farmer Project is a collaboration with Mountain BizWorks, and Organic Growers School. Together, we work to foster the success of new, beginning, and growing farms in the Southern Appalachians.

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"Financing your business is a major aspect of business development whether you are starting a new business or expanding an existing business." A wide range of topics including borrowing money, financial statements, grants, security and collateral issues, taxes, venture capital and more are covered.

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A hub of information and data on farm economics, focused on farm household finance including income, costs, outlook and overall well-being.

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New Entry Sustainable Farming Project offers assistance with locating, evaluating and matiching farmers to farmland in Massachusetts and surrounding regions.

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This is a collection of FAQs for aspiring farmers concerned about farming risks. It covers topics such as paying for health care; managing pest damage; hiring agricultural help; and maintaining resilient relationships.

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This is a list of frequently asked questions faced by many new and aspiring farmers when trying to launch a farm enterprise. Questions cover topics such as getting farming experience; finding a farm or farmland; and developing a land use plan or a business plan.

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This guide is a "one stop shop" for small- and medium-scale producers in Pennsylvania, whether they are beginners in search of business planning help or seasoned growers wanting to diversify their business through the creation of value-added enterprises.

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The Rural Tax Education website provides farmers and ranchers with a source for agriculturally related income and self-employment tax information. In depth overviews of agriculture specific tax issues and a sample tax return are some of the useful tools provided by this website.

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Access hundreds of publications, fact sheets, workbooks and other resources on small business management areas such as Leading Your Company, Growing Your Business, Exporting and Importing, Running a Business, Business Law and Regulations, Getting Out, Industry Guides and Common Business Documents and Forms.

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