Beginning Farmer Resources

This is the website with resources for the 2012 Beginning Farmer Series program held in Waldo. Program participants received printed copies of Starting and Running Your Own Small Farm Business by Aubrey and Farming Alternatives: A Guide to Evaluating the Feasibility of New Farm-Based Enterprises.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Publications

New England Small Farm Institute

Web Soil Survey — Natural Resource Conservation Service

Sites from Other States or Organizations

IRS Publication

Excel Spreadsheets from Aaron Hoshide with the Maine Knowledge Transfer Alliance

Market Research Websites

Other Helpful Information on Farm Marketing

Livestock Information

Crop Production Information

Books, CDs, DVDs, etc.

Farmland Protection

Rules and Regulations