AgPlan is designed to provide customized assistance to different types of businesses.
Ag – Commodity
Ag – Value-Added
Each business type has an outline designed specifically for that particular type of business, tips or questions that help you develop each section of the plan, sample business plans, and links to additional resources for each section of the plan.
The Center for Farm Financial Management (CFFM) provides educational programs and software tools that are practical, timely, and applicable to real-world farm situations.
Products and training focus on farm financial planning, financial analysis, commodity marketing, and ag credit analysis. CFFM products are widely used by farmers, agricultural lenders and educators across the United States. FINPACK, the Center’s flagship software product, provides a suite of tools that guide producers and ag professionals to sound financial decisions. Commodity marketing workshops provide a “hands-on” opportunity for producers to test their marketing skills and learn marketing strategies that will help improve their bottom line.
Web Soil Survey (WSS) provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It is operated by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world. NRCS has soil maps and data available online for more than 95 percent of the nation’s counties and anticipates having 100 percent in the near future. The site is updated and maintained online as the single authoritative source of soil survey information.
The Ag Risk & Farm Management Library collects, categorizes and organizes thousands of Agriculture Risk and Farm Management documents, videos and presentations to help you find the information you need.
The Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety (NECAFS) clearinghouse is a curated source for materials on both the Produce Safety and Preventive Controls for Human Food rules! This is a free resource that anyone can search and use to find resources on these rules.