Resources

General Information, Grants, Cost-Share

Local, State and Federal Agencies

Publications


General Information for Small Farmers

Oregon Small Farms
Oregon Small Farms provides information for the commercial small farmer as well as the small acreage landowner

Oregon State University Extension Service
Publications on agriculture in Oregon as well as information on Extension programs across the state.

Aggie-Bond Program   
The purpose of the Beginning and Expanding Farmer Loan Program (aka Aggie Bond Program) is to provide affordable financing to new farmers for financing capital purchases. Business Oregon works with the borrower's local lender.

 Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA)
The national sustainable agriculture information service

 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE)
SARE provides grants and information to improve profitability, stewardship and quality of life

 The New Farm (Rodale Institute)
To inform, encourage, equip and inspire farmers with the support they need to take the important transition steps toward regenerative agriculture

 Organic Farming Research Foundation
To foster the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming practices

 Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC)
Access to alternative agriculture-related internet sites and documents
 

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

Grants, news, webinar instruction


Local, State & Federal Agencies Links

Oregon Department of Agriculture
Information on laws related to value added processing, food safety, and other agricultural regulatory issues

Jackson Soil & Water Conservation District 
Conservation and resource planning information

Oregon NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service)

Natural Resource Conservation Service
Farmer and landowner grant programs, online web soil survey, and conservation planning information

USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm loans, price supports, conservation programs and disaster assistance.

Bear Creek Watershed Council 

Seven Basins Watershed Council

Applegate River Watershed Council

 Oregon Farm Bureau

Food Innovation Center

 National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

 USDA Organic Program

 

Publication & Periodicals

OSU Extension Publications

What Can I do With My Small Farm? Selecting an Enterprise for Small Acreages

Bee Publications

Field Crop Publications

 

Other Small Farm Publications 

Growing For Market

Small Farm Today

Stockman Grass Farmer

Capital Press

 

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