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.
County/local tax assessment and transfer rates may vary for agricultural land. Locate the county office for a particular piece of land to determine the legal and financial obligations of practicing agriculture on the site.
Nutrient management on farms is on of the most highly regulated areas of agriculture. This set of resources focuses on animal manure management, but also provides general information about nutrient management of use to crop producers.
Licensing and permitting of agricultural activities is often conducted by State Departments of Agriculture. Additionally, local/statewide marketing campaigns are also provided by some states. Contact the Department directly to inquire about applicable regulatory, licensing, and marketing programs for your farm or ranch.