Welcome to Start2Farm.gov. If you are considering starting a farm but are new to farming, you’ve found the right place.
Successful farmers will tell you that there is no better life than being a farmer. Farmers take good care of the land and water for future generations. Physical work helps farm families stay healthy. Farmers work together with their neighbors to build strong, close knit communities. Farmers feed families, individuals, and communities who may be close by or located throughout the world.
But being a farmer or rancher is not simply a job change. It is a life change. This short introduction will alert you to a few of the questions you need to consider before taking on a farm or ranch business.
So take a moment to check out the 4 Ps for New Farmers: