USDA Offers Online Site for New Farmers

February 19, 2019

If you are considering a career as a farm producer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has a website for you.

Visit for a range of information about access to capital, land and other resources necessary to begin.

The site also includes links to resources on risk management, health care, food safety and marketing, among other topics. A Discovery Tool allows the reader to formulate personalized categories of information.

Specialized sections are available for veterans and women.

The USDA advises a straightforward appraisal of the steps necessary to become a successful farmer.