General Resources for farmers

Beginning Farmer Training Program

Knowledgebase | CA Farmlink

Home | NRCS

Community Alliance with Family Farmers: Home Page

USDA Farm Service Agency Home Page

ALBA - Salinas

Free Help for Family Farms and Ranches | USDA and

Library | Farm Answers

Internet Resources Archives | Beginning Farmers

Whole Farm Management

Farm Management - UC Small Farms

Managing Employees | Farm Answers

Farm Management Resources | Iowa State ANR

Farm Management | Alternative Farming Systems Information Center | NAL | USDA

Farm Management Resources | Michigan State 

Whole Farm Systems | Alternative Farming Systems Information Center | NAL | USDA

Sustainable Farming

Conservation Resources for Farmers and Landowners | USDA

Conservation Programs | USDA

Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program: Welcome

What is Sustainable Agriculture? | UCDavis SAREP

Organic Farming

Organic Production | SARE

National Organic Program | Agricultural Marketing Service

Organic | NRCS

Is Organic an Option for Me? | Agricultural Marketing Service


Best Management Practices in Agritourism

California Agritourism | UC ANR

California Agricultural Tourism Directory | UCANR

Agricultural Tourism Operation Fact Sheets - UC Small Farms

Agritourism | Agricultural and Food Law

Agritourism Marketing | AGMRC

Best Management Practices in Agritourism | AGMRC

Risk Management and Liability in Agritourism | AGMRC

Business Planning

Business Management Archives

Farm Business Planning - Foothill Farming

Your Farm's Business Plan | USDA

Farm & Agriculture Business Plans - Business Planning Examples

Farm Business Planning | Beginning Farmer's

Technical Assistance for Planning Your Business | USDA4


Analyzing Finances | Farm Answers

Planning the Farm | Farm Answers

Marketing | Farm Answers

Marketing Resources | CAFF

How To Start Your Own Business

Risk Management

Risk Management and Liability in Agritourism

Managing On-farm Risk

Beginning or Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Resources | USDA.

Manage Your Farm Risk Resources for Farmers and Ranchers | USDA

Risk Management | USDA

Risk Management - Foothill Farming | UCANR

Farm Safety | Farm Answers

Risk Management Education for On-Farm Visitors | Iowa State

Farm Risk Management Resources | Beginning Farmers

Farm Cooperatives

Rural Cooperatives - UC Small Farms

Basic Cooperative Principles – Cooperatives

California Center for Cooperative Development |

Other Resources | California Center for Cooperative Development

Value Added Opportunities

How to Become Involved in Adding Value *

What is Value-added Agriculture?

What Do We Mean by Value-added Agriculture?

Value-Added Products Archives

Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture | Alternative Farming Systems Information Center| NAL | USDA


Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Resource Guide for Farmers

Marketing Techniques

Marketing Strategies for Farmers and Ranchers - SARE

Agricultural Marketing Service: Home

Build Your Market and Grow Your Business | USDA - New Farmers

Online Presence

Enhance Your Farm's Digital Presence

Social Media and Online Marketing for Farms

Digital Agriculture: Why Farmers Need to get Online

Financial Management

Free Online Bookkeeping Course and Training

Learn Bookkeeping with Online Courses and Classes