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.

Beginning Farmer Resources

Browse resources that support beginning and expanding farmers and ranchers, including national and regional organizations and programs, reports, laws and sample documents (i.e., lease agreements).

USDA New Farmers Website

The New Farmers Website serves as a single front door to USDA resources for the next generation of farmers and ranchers. It also features a web tool that allows new farmers to search for resources customized to their needs.