Connecticut Farm Bureau
For farm business, PA 490 workshops, and useful downloadable publications on issues important to the farming community.
The Working Lands Alliance (WLA)
A broad-based statewide coalition that, through “fierce cooperation,” champions policy and education initiatives to protect Connecticut’s productive farmland and advance agricultural viability.
CT Department of Agriculture Publications and Reports
The CT Farmlink Program
The CT Farmlink program provides a place for farm owners and farm seekers to list their properties. There are also resources for new farmers and links to information on estate planning, and more!
New England Farmland Finder
An easy-to-use online searchable database for farm seekers and farm owners across New England (managed by Land for Good).
Register for upcoming webinars or browse an extensive archive of past webinars in chronological order. Click here.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS):
- Resources for new farmers: New Farmer portal
- Soil health, conservation planning, & cover crop resources: Soil Health portal
USDA Farm Service Agency (https://www.fsa.usda.gov/)
Online services for eLDP, eARC.PLC, FSAfarm+, Hay Net and TIP net, Systems Development & Life Cycle
Solid Ground Farmer Trainings (UCONN)
Videos, fact sheets, CSA set-up info, and more, click here
New Farmer Bucket List (UCONN):
Key Resources for New and Beginning Farmers in Connecticut. Collaboratively compiled by CT’s top agriculture service providers.
Resources for organic farmers and gardeners at http://ctnofa.org
National Young Farmers Coalition (http://www.youngfarmers.org/)
NYFC represents, mobilizes, and engages young farmers to ensure their success.
- The National Young Farmers Survey report, completed in November 2017, download here
- Farm Service Agency Loans: The Ins and Outs of Growing a Farm with Federal Loans, download here