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Business Toolkit




Welcome to From the Ground Up: Agricultural Business Toolkit

Created for new and established producers, the toolkit contains resources to assist you as you build your business from the ground up. Browse an array of topics covering the most requested information related to planning and managing an agricultural operation. The toolkit contains applicable assets you can adopt and utilize as you manage your business. You'll find video tutorials, downloadable worksheets, additional resource links, and much more!

Risk Management

Business Planning


Farm Transition Planning

Business Structures

State & Federal Grant Programs

Mental Health

Business Analysis



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