Farm Answers

—the Largest Source of Information for Beginning Farmers

Farm Answers is the USDA-NIFA beginning farmer and rancher (BFRDP) clearinghouse, providing resources to help you get started farming, as well as tools to help more seasoned producers succeed.

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BFRDP Report 2016-2021

Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program: Findings from 2016-2021 project reports was written to improve understanding of BFRDP's impact and underscore its significance in sustaining agricultural production in the United States.


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