Farm Business Plan

Athens Land Trust Farm Business Support Program:

The ALT Farm Business Support Program is a collaborative effort with the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct outreach and educational activities, including farm business development and technical assistance, for underserved farmers and ranchers in northeast Georgia. For more information about the ALT Farm Business Program contact Tex Bagley at austinb@athenslandtrust.org or 706-613-0122

 

Cornell Small Farms Program:

Cornell Small Farms Program helps farmers get expert assistance to facilitate all phases of small farm business development, from growth to optimization to maturity. Their website includes information on farm planning, business planning, marketing, farm ops, and more: http://smallfarms.cornell.edu/

 

AgPlan:

AgPlan is a powerful website used to help rural businesses develop a business plan. AgPlan is free of charge for anyone to use individually or in educational programs: https://agplan.umn.edu

 

Center for Crop Diversification:

The University of Kentucky’s Center for Crop Diversification offers web-based marketing and production resources. The Center offers price reports, podcasts, webinars, videos, and print resources: http://www.uky.edu/ccd/

 

USDA New Farmers Website:

The USDA’s New Farmer website offers resources, checklists, and step-by-step guides for new farmers. The website also highlights USDA initiatives designed to help new farmers succeed. https://newfarmers.usda.gov