Community & Business

Resources and information for agricultural entrepreneurs, farmers, business owners, and communities.

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Community & Business

Resources and information for agricultural entrepreneurs, farmers, business owners, and communities.

Ag Alternatives
Whether you are a full-time farmer looking to diversify or a part-time farmer looking to generate additional income from your property, there are many important issues to consider when selecting a new enterprise.
AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians
AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians assists farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities or long-term health conditions by providing the resources and support they need to live independently and continue in production agriculture.
Agricultural Safety and Health
Safety resources include manure pits and silos, animal safety, machines and equipment, and farm emergency response training.
Economic and Community Development
Unbiased, research-based information for residents, leaders, and businesses to help understand choices and potential consequences of decisions and to assist in reaching economic and community goals.
Farm and Food Business
Keeping ag entrepreneurs, farmers, and business owners informed about business marketing, economics, and emerging industry issues; and providing the tools needed for growing successful businesses.
Start Farming
Courses, workshops, and resources for aspiring and beginning farmers in production, marketing, financial management, as well as land and other resource acquisition.

Upcoming Events

Food for Profit
When: August 28, 2017
Where: West Chester, PA
Exploring the Small Farm Dream
When: September 7, 2017
Where: Ambridge, PA
Food for Profit
When: September 11, 2017
Where: Erie, PA
Are You Crazy: Retail Farm Market Bus Tour
When: September 19, 2017
Where: Allentown, PA
Land Use Webinar Series: Summer/Fall 2017
When: September 20, 2017
Where: N/A
Food for Profit
When: September 26, 2017
Where: Dauphin, PA
Self-Guided Farm Tour
When: September 30, 2017
Where: Beaver, PA