Beginning farming

Additional Resources Found in the Sustainable Small Farm Information Network

  • Backyard Market Gardening [ View ]
  • Center for Rural Affairs [ View ]
  • FAQ - Sales by Farmers at Farmers Markets [ View ]
  • Farm Machinery Days for Small and Part-time Farmers [ View ]
  • Farm Service Agency [ View ]
  • Federal Funding Programs for Rural Areas [ View ]
  • Getting Established in Farming Part V : Business Management for Farmers [ View ]
  • Merchants', Manufacturers', Itinerant Vendors' and Peddlers' [ View ]
  • Missouri Department of Economic Development [ View ]
  • Missouri Dept of Ag - Beginning Farmer Loan Program [ View ]
  • Missouri First Linked Deposit Program [ View ]
  • Missouri Small Farm Family Program [ View ]
  • On-line Business Registration/Tax Number [ View ]
  • Practical Guide for the Beginning Farmer [ View ]
  • Small Farm Today [ View ]
  • Used Farm Equipment: Assessing Quality, Safety, and Economics [ View ]
  • What is Organic Food and Why [ View ]
  • What is Organic Food and Why Should I Care? [ View ]

    Additional Resources Found in the MAC Resource Collection

  • Alternative enterprises: regional perspective [ View ]
  • Alternative financial/organizational structures of farm and agribusiness firms [ View ]
  • the Encyclopedia of country living: an old fashioned recipe book [ View ]
  • Expolring the small farm dream: is starting an agricultural business right for you? [ View ]
  • Farmers for the future [ View ]
  • Five acres and independence [ View ]
  • Getting established in farming: business management for farmers [ View ]
  • Getting started in farming: part-time or small farms [ View ]
  • Making your small farm profitable [ View ]
  • Profitable pratices and strategies for a new generation [ View ]
  • Rebirth of the small family farm: a handbook for starting a successful organic farm based on the concept of community supported agriculture [ View ]


    The Missouri Alternatives Center and the University of Missouri-Columbia do not endorse any specific commercial products, pest control recommendations or attest to the accuracy of the information contained in the listed web sites. This compilation is intended to give the user a simple directory and ease of connection to public information.