Introduction: Using This Guide
Welcome to A Guide to Farming in Pennsylvania! This guide was prepared as a reference for small- and medium-scale producers, whether they be beginners in search of business planning help or seasoned growers looking to diversify their business through the creation of a value-added enterprise. While it is by no means authoritative, it is intended to be a "one stop shop" for links to online resources for all manner of agribusiness questions.
The guide is assembled in a sort of chronological order, beginning with business planning topics and ending with topics on retirement and farm transition. While there is some text, it consists mostly of hyperlinks to other online sources, organized according to topic.
Particularly informative or lengthy resources are marked with a blue arrow (). If you are looking for a comprehensive source of information on a particular topic, keep a lookout for these as you page through.