Over the past few years, the USDA’s support for beginning farmers and ranchers has grown dramatically. Along with that support, several websites have been developed to highlight USDA programs for new farmers.

  • New Farmers has a wide array of info for new farmers, women in ag, youth, and veterans, along with stories of success from new farmers across the country.
  • FarmAnswers is the new iteration of Start2Farm.gov and includes info on programs for producers as well as a library of reports, videos, apps, online courses, and other resources.
  • The Natural Resources Conservation Service hosts a site for beginning farmers, socially disadvantaged farmers, and veterans.