Farm Management

Find resources on business planning and management, market development and diversification, budgeting and finance, risk management, and more.

Agriculture Tax Center

Internal Revenue Service

Explains different tax topics relating to agriculture practices, financial resources, foreign workers, etc.

Marketing, Business and Risk Management

National Center for Appropriate Technology. National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Provides publications and information to help farmers with managing risk, planning their businesses, diversifying their output, developing new markets and adding value to farm products. Topics include: business planning and management, risk management, funding and organic marketing and labeling.

Agricultural Alternatives - Farm Management

Pennsylvania State University. College of Agricultural Sciences; Cooperative Extension Service.

Informs farmers on agritainment, business insurance, budgeting, business plans, financing, business diversification, agricultural liability, and income tax issues.

Small Business Administration Business Guide

U.S. Small Business Administration.

Provides step-by-step guidance on planning, launching, managing and growing your business.

National Ag Risk and Farm Management Library

University of Minnesota. Center for Farm Financial Management.

A major component of USDA's Risk Management Education (RME) program; organizes thousands of risk management materials which help "agricultural producers and professionals quickly locate information, tools, and assistance on specific ag risk and farm management topics."

Economic Analysis of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

Michigan State University.

Explores techniques for analyzing "the economic viability of sustainable agricultural and food systems."

Farm Answers

University of Minnesota. Center for Farm Financial Management.

Farm Answers features a library of how-to resources and guidance, a directory of beginning farmer training programs, toolboxes to help you address your biggest challenges when starting a farm, and news, blog, podcasts and other sources of current information in agriculture.