Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

Access to Land

Learn about the steps and resources to help you find farmland.

Access to Capital

Find resources to help you prepare for credit and learn about different lenders and grant opportunities.

More Resources

  • ATTRA, a sustainable agriculture assistance program managed by the National Center for Appropriate Technology
  • Farm Answers, a USDA-NIFA beginning farmer and rancher clearinghouse, providing resources to help farmers get started, as well as tools to help more seasoned producers succeed.
  • New Farmers, information from USDA about USDA programs for beginning farmers and ranchers