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Farmland Assessment Tips

Here are three tips on land and field assessment that will help you better understand how a particular site might act when put into production: Look around! Look below! Look beyond! Above all nothing beats a site visit to verify … Continue reading

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a farm bill infographic too good not to pass on

Originally posted on the irresistible fleet of bicycles:
If you have a tough time wrapping your head around Farm Bill legislation, check this out for a quick summary of what just got signed into law. http://www.youngfarmers.org/2014-farm-bill-passes-final-hurdle-signed-into-law/

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New Farmer Coaching…

Are you a new or aspiring farmer looking for land, capital, skill development, or business planning advice? Or, have you been farming for a few years and are now considering diversifying, expanding or reaching new markets? The New Farmer Project … Continue reading

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Developing a Lease Agreement You Can Relate To

Farm lease agreements can be complex legal documents, but they don’t have to be.  Behind every legal provision there is a meaning, a purpose and a potential benefit to both parties of having such language in the lease.  I sometimes … Continue reading

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Growing Places for Aspiring Farmers–Last Chance for this Year!

If you’ve been thinking about starting a farm, don’t miss your last chance to take Growing Places this winter.  Offered online, this four-module course introduces new farmers to important topics, resources and services integral to getting their farm started off … Continue reading

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