Provides an overview of what to know and what to do in order to finance small-scale and part-time farm loans in Pennsylvania.
This guide is a "one stop shop" for small- and medium-scale producers in Pennsylvania, whether they are beginners in search of business planning help or seasoned growers wanting to diversify their business through the creation of value-added ente
Describes how agricultural businesses can use YouTube to appeal to customers, how YouTube works, and how it can be integrated with other forms of social media.
Provides advice about how to utilize Twitter as a business tool to connect with customers and find information. Describes applications and features and gives user tips.
Provides advice about how to use Facebook to market an agricultural business and products. Describes the benefits of using Facebook and actions to avoid.
An example business plan for imaginary agriculture-based business including strategic, marketing and financial planning info
A series of fact sheets from the Agricultural Alternatives series that inform farmers on business planning, budget analysis, financing, insurance needs and business diversification.
The ReadyAG©: Disaster and Defense Preparedness for Production Agriculture workbook is designed to help farm and ranch owners be better prepared to deal with disasters that can occur on their farm or ranch such as power outages, drough
This publication examines the steps a farmer should take to secure a loan, as well as the major lenders that serve the small-scale agricultural sector.
This publication discusses the importance of business planning for agricultural firms and describes the steps required to prepare a thorough business plan. A recommended format that should be useful for all types of agricultural