New England Greenhouse Update is a resource for commercial growers of greenhouse crops and flowers. University Extension Specialists contribute pest messages and other information to this website from current observations at greenhouses in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
The Farmers Adopting Computer Technology (FACT) project is designed to train farm families one-on-one or in group settings how to use computers for their farming operations in order to become more competitive in the market place.
This new toolkit contains instructions and recording templates that can be used by small-scale fruit and vegetable farmers to track farm income and expenses, assist in preparing income tax returns, and provide necessary information when applying for farm operating loans and farm programs.
This new resource for the organic community can help organic farmers evaluate, negotiate, and manage contract agreements with buyers of organic farm products. This reader-friendly legal guide includes:
The Farm Locator is a great place to locate a farm in your area-but it will soon be a great place for farmers and businesses to match-make with each other. We're adding restaurants, retail stores, institutional buyers and other food businesses interested in purchasing produce from local farmers.
The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) links Extension educators from across the U.S. and various disciplines, enabling them to use and share resources to reduce the impact of disasters. From food safety to field safety, from physical to psychological, and from government to community development, EDEN has resources you can use.
The last few years have been difficult for farm families. Many are experiencing financial and emotional stress as a result. There are several signs or symptoms when a farm family may be in need of help.
This is a workbook to help agricultural producers who plan to engage in a business partnership or other business relationship establish a good contract and working relationship. The finished workbook can be taken to an attorney or other professional who can help the producers finalize the agreement.