Financial & Business Management Toolshed This section of the Vermont New Farmer Project website contains articles, fact sheets, tools, links, and other resources related to financial and business management of your farm.
American Farmland Trust's expertise in conservation and agriculture stems from our leading-edge research, comprehensive data-gathering and successful on-the-ground work conducted across the country for the past 30 years.
MarketMaker is a national partnership of land grant institutions and State Departments of Agriculture dedicated to the development of a comprehensive interactive data base of food industry marketing and business data. It is currently one of the most extensive collections of searchable food industry related data in the country.
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.
"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.
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.
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.