"This publication addresses farmland access, transfer, affordability and stewardship. It focuses on "non-ownership" tenure options and contains sample lease provisions with explanations, sample stewardship standards, worksheets, and case studies."
The purpose of the Oklahoma Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program is to assist beginning farmers and ranchers with training, resources, and mentoring. At the end of this course, participants will have a plan to establish or improve farm enterprises, and have the resources to move forward and be successful.
Since 1985, IFMAPS has helped more than 5,500 Oklahoma farm families identify ways to improve their farm financial future. A call to IFMAPS leads to a meeting with a consultant at a time and place convenient for the producer, often at the producer’s home.
If you are considering becoming a farmer or rancher in Oklahoma, then you are about to embark on a journey. As with any long trip, your first step is to plan where you will go and how you will get there.
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) provides information and support for organizations and individuals in 13 Southern states. Sponsors annual conference and trade show with workshops, discussions, and farm tours. Virtual farm tours.
"With support from the USDA Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program, Southern SAWG provides training and technical assistance to individuals and groups who are developing projects that promote sustainable food systems and community food security.
"If you are considering becoming a farmer or rancher in Oklahoma, then you are about to embark on a journey. As with any long trip, your first step is to plan where you will go and how you will get there.
On its southeast Oklahoma ranch, the Kerr Center grows a variety of organic vegetables, with an emphasis on heirloom varieties, and demonstrates sustainable livestock production, with an emphasis on meat goats, heritage livestock and pastured poultry. The Center conducts ongoing research and demonstration projects.
"Equip beginning farmers and ranchers with knowledge, skills, and abilities to own and operate farms and ranches, (b) promote the availability of and accessibility to USDA programs and services among beginning farmers and ranchers, (c) provide production and management strategies that enhance the financial viability of beginning farmers and ran