Farmers, landowners, policymakers and advocates will find information to support their efforts whether they are working the land or working to save the land, keeping it healthy and available for agriculture for generations to come.
Find resources and tools to protect your land from development, improve on-farm conservation, transfer your land to the next generation, and lease land to agricultural producers.Landowners
Farmers and Beginning Farmers
New and experienced farmers can learn the steps for finding land or a loan to start or expand your farm or ranch. Browse our resources on writing a good lease, how to improve your relationship with your landlord or work with them to improve the health of the farm’s soils.Farmers and Beginning Farmers
Policymakers and Advocates
Learn about model policies and programs from across the U.S. that support farm enterprises, save farm and ranch land from development, and help new farmers find land.Policymakers and Advocates
Planning for agriculture is a process to establish a farm friendly policy framework for communities, states and even regions. It includes guidelines on land use, economic development and environmental management. Like other planning processes, it involves data collection and analysis, visioning and goal setting, and extensive stakeholder engagement, along with writing, implementing and enforcing the plan.Planning for Agriculture
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