Information sheets that offer brief introductions to a variety of crops, including production and marketing information.
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
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
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
AgPlan - (A free tool that helps rural business owners develop a business plan.) - from the University of Minnesota
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
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
Transplant Production Decision Tool - from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Transplant Decision Tool Now Available for Growers - Press release
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
Grape/winery decision tools
Sample Winery Contracts
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