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

Hard Cider Producers Tour
When: June 23, 2017
Where: Biglerville, PA
Managing Volunteers to Build Community Capacity
When: July 12, 2017
Where: Towanda, PA
Exploring the Small Farm Dream
When: July 18 - August 8, 2017
Where: York, PA
Land Use Webinar Series: Summer/Fall 2017
When: July 19 - November 15, 2017
Where: N/A
New Grower Study Circle: Western Hub
When: July 27, 2017
Where: Gibsonia, PA
Ag Progress Days
When: August 15-17, 2017
Where: Pennsylvania Furnace, PA