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

 Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas

The national sustainable agriculture information service

 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program

SARE provides grants and information to improve profitability, stewardship and quality of life

 The New Farm

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 wides pread adoption of organic farming practices

 Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

Access to alternative agriculture-related internet sites and documents


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  County Soil & Water Conservation District

Conservation and resource planning information

Oregon NRCS

 Josephine County Soil & Water Conservation District

Conservation and resource planning information

 Farm Service Agency

Farm loans, price supports, conservation programs and disaster assistance.

 Natural Resource Conservation Service

Farmer and landowner grant programs, online web soil survey, and conservation planning information

Bear Creek Watershed Council
Seven Basins Watershed Council
Applegate River Watershed Council
Oregon Farm Bureau

Food Innovation Center

 Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service – Small Farms

 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 Crops

Other Small Farm Publications
Growing For Market
Small Farm Today
Stockman Grass Farmer
Capital Press