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For more information, contact:
Christy Cassady, Coordinator

Center for Crop Diversification
N-318 Agricultural Science Center
University of Kentucky
Lexington KY 40546-0091
(859) 257-1477
cgcass0@uky.edu

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This project is funded by the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund.

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Decision tools

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Community Supported Agriculture - Center for Crop Diversification marketing profile

Rural Guide to Community Supported Agriculture - from the University of Wyoming

Education on Community Supported Agriculture Ventures in the Rural Mountain West - presentation from University of Wyoming Extension

A Farmer's Guide to Marketing through Community Supported Agriculture - from University of Tennessee Extension

Floriculture

Floriculture InfoSearch (A powerful search engine for convenient and comprehensive access to floriculture literature, videos and presentations.) - from the American Floral Endowment, and North Carolina State University's Departments of Life Sciences and Horticultural Science

General

Crop Profiles
Information sheets that offer brief introductions to a variety of crops, including production and marketing information.

Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development - Non-profit organization established to facilitate agricultural and rural business development in Kentucky.

Diversifying Cropping Systems - from SARE

The Farm Prosperity Project - from N.C. State University

How to Pick a High-Value Crop: Evaluating Your Resources and Personal Considerations - from N.C. State University

A PRIMER for Selecting New Enterprises for Your Farm

AgPlan - (A free tool that helps rural business owners develop a business plan.) - from the University of Minnesota

Farm Planning Tool

Directions for Using the Farm Planning Tool

Transplant Production Decision Tool - from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Transplant Decision Tool Now Available for Growers - Press release

Kentucky's Small Business Development Centers

Agri-business Development Guide - 2000

Agricultural Innovation & Commercialization Center - Business Plan Tactics & Tools for Entrepreneurs - from Purdue University Extension

The Pasture Project (With financial calculators; provides opportunities for producers, processors, buyers, investors, lenders, and landowners, offers healthy products to consumers, and increases the number of vulnerable acres in sustainable management.) - from the Wallace Center of Winrock International

Plant Diagnostic Sample Submission app (A new mobile application resource created by eight university labs, including the University of Kentucky.)

Soil Fertility in Organic Systems: A Guide for Gardeners and Small Acreage Farmers - from Washington State University, Oregon State University, and the University of Idaho

Uncommon Fruit (Uncommon, Unusual and Overlooked Fruit Trials at Carandale Farm.) - from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Farming for a sustainable community - A training manual (This manual presents models for land selection, soil preparation, crop planning, cultivation, handling, marketing and season extension with point-by-point instruction, case studies, illustrations, and descriptions.) - from American Friends Service Committee

Field Guide to the New American Foodshed (A site designed to help those entrepreneurs and their advisors find and use relevant business development information from a new territory of local and regional food markets.) - funded by the USDA Risk Management Agency

Comet-Farm (A tool that allows farmers to estimate carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions related to annual crop production, livestock and on-farm energy use.) - from Colorado State University

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) - Center for Crop Diversification profile

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association GAPs Manual (Tips and strategies to reduce risk and pass an audit) - from North Carolina State University and the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Grape/winery decision tools

2011 Regional Winegrape Marketing and Price Outlook

Regional Winegrape Marketing and Price Outlook for 2006

Wine Grape Price Comparisons for 2003 and 2006

Sample Winery Contracts

WARNING: These documents are offered as sample agreements and make no claim regarding legal authority or completeness. Contracts should always be reviewed by appropriate legal counsel for both buyer and seller.

Sample purchase contract

Sample sale contract

Sample winegrape purchase agreement A

Sample winegrape purchase agreement B

Sample general agreement

Sample sales memo

Sample grape purchase agreement

Sample vineyard lease agreement

Sample cooperative agreement

Organic Production

Veggie Compass (A whole-farm profit management tool for diversified organic fresh market vegetable growers) - from the University of Wisconsin-Madison


WARNING: Some Web sites to which these materials provide links for the convenience of users are not managed by the University of Kentucky. The university does not review, control or take responsibility for the contents of those sites.

For more information, contact Tim Woods
University of Kentucky
Department of Agricultural Economics
400 CE Barnhart Bldg
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
859-257-7270 tawoods@uky.edu

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This site was last updated on September 8, 2014
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