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Now Open! Online Farming Courses for Everyone

Interactive 5-7-week courses connect you to the information and people you need to start a successful farm business or diversify your farm. Click here to view the course catalogue.

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Starting a Farm?

Do you need help turning your farm dream into action? The self-guided tutorials in our “Plan Your Farm Hub” walk you through drafting the foundation for your business plan. Visit the Plan Your Farm Hub.

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Funding Opportunities

Looking for grants and loans? Be sure to check out the new webinar presentation Free Money? for tips to help you find a good fit for your farm financing needs!

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Video: Climbing the Ladder to Ag Management (Spanish)

This clip introduces Sergio Rosario who is a professional grafter and business owner of an orchard in western New York. Subtitled in English.

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Growing Woodland Mushrooms?

We’re busy developing new online training modules, planning tools and gearing up to offer you one-on-one support. Learn about upcoming opportunities and resources. Click here.!

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Programs for Farmer Veterans

Veterans often encounter unique obstacles when considering entering into farming. Read about the resources and training we’re offering to military veterans at our Farm Ops page.

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Reduced Tillage and Soil Health

This project works to help vegetable growers integrate practices that work on their own farm. We do field research, partner with farmers and extension educators, and aim to build a network of growers to share experience. Click here.

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Farming: Cool Work That’s Cooling the Planet

Did you know that agriculture is the only sector that can actually pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it in the soil? Known as “carbon farming,” the sequestration of carbon in soil is not only good for our planet, it can also improve the fertility and water holding capacity of your land. Carbon … Read More

Recommended Reading: Week of August 27

Welcome to our new installment of Small Farms’ Recommended Reading! Here you’ll find a variety of articles handpicked each week by the Small Farms team. These include resources, educational articles, and tips — all in one location for a quick browse of news in addition to our bimonthly newsletter. This week we’re reading about the … Read More

On Your To-Do List: Enroll in an Online Course

Did you know we’ve released the latest batch of online courses? There is a great range of educational opportunities this year. Check out the course homepage to find the courses that best fit your needs. Are you a beginning farmer exploring various market channels? Course 102 may be the right option for you. Exploring high tunnel … Read More