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Updated: October 9, 2017
A team of extension educators works with partnering organizations to support successful farm start-up. This program supports beginning producers exploring, planning and establishing their farms as well as new women farmers, young next generation producers and next generation Hispanic producers.
The Program aims to enhance the success of beginning farmers by providing education and hands-on training in: production, marketing, financial management, land acquisition, and other resource acquisition.
This project serves those:
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Extension; and the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, provide funding for the Penn State Start Farming Program.