Appendix B: Ag Agency Listing
Objective, research-based and credible information you can use every day to improve your life. Brought to you by experts from the nation's largest and oldest network of universities.
News, advice, and resources for market farmers.
Helping farmers and consumers respond to the challenges facing agriculture in Warren County Pennsylvania.
A guide similar to this one but for New York.
A widely distributed weekly newspaper with up-to-date information for farmers.
This site offers over 140 unique books for sale. NRAES books are written and reviewed by Land Grant University faculty.
A site that includes market reports, auction news, weather, and current news stories about Pennsylvania agriculture.
PASA's consistent and driving vision has been to transform agriculture and food systems in Pennsylvania and beyond in a way that makes our farmers more viable, improves the land and restores the health and well being of all our citizens.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is charged with promoting Pennsylvania agriculture and enforcing the laws and regulations impacting agriculture.
The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) is an lobbying group for farmers. PFB also provides many member's services such as farm and health insurance, record keeping, and tax preparation.
The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers provide entrepreneurs with the education, information, and tools necessary to build succesful businesses.
The Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Publications Department distributes publications about many the facets of agriculture, many of which are available as free downloads.
A listing of county extension offices and staff members.
Are you looking for ways to farm profitably without getting bigger? Do you like to read about families who are living a good life on a small farm? Are you looking for new ideas, tips and resources to help you reach your farm and family goals? If so, you'll enjoy Small Farm Quarterly. It's for full-time and part-time farmers, experienced and beginning farmers, and even folks who are just thinking about getting into farming.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides information about agriculture, education and outreach, and food and nutrition, as well as many additional topics.
For those in Bradford, Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Tioga, and Wyoming Counties, the University of Scranton SBDC provides no-cost consulting regarding business planning, marketing, and finance.
The Farm Risk Plans site provides a wealth of information concerning the expose to risk for farmers.
The Farm Service Agency is a agency within USDA that provides funding and additional services to farmers and rural areas.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service provides timely, accurate, and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.
The Risk Management Agency is charged with administering the Federal Crop Insurance program which assists producers in the event of natural disasters and crop losses.
The Rural Development Agency is also an agency within USDA charged with assisting rural communities and areas.
The Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network (PA-WAgN) supports women in agriculture by providing positive learning environments, networking, and empowerment.