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The Sheep and Goat Innovation Fund

The Sheep and Goat Innovation Fund is a revolving fund established within the National Livestock Producers Association to assist the U.S. sheep and goat industries by strengthening and enhancing the production and marketing of sheep and goats and their products in the United States.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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Saving Tomorrow’s Agriculture Resources (STAR)

Saving Tomorrow?s Agriculture Resources (STAR) is a free nationwide tool to assist farm operators and landowners in evaluating their management practices on individual fields. STAR encourages farmers and landowners to use management practices and make decisions that will reduce the nutrient and soil losses on their fields, improve soil health, maintain smart water utilization, and more. 

We specialize in:

  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

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  • Activism & Organizing
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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Land Watch

As a member of the Land.com Network, LandWatch is an online leader in rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms for sale, ranches for sale.

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  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning

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Extension Foundation

All universities engage in research and teaching, but the nation’s 112 Land-grant Universities and Colleges, including Historically Black Land-grant Universities and Tribal Colleges, have a third critical mission. Extension. Extension means reaching out and extending university research and resources to meet public needs through non-formal educational programs at the community level. The Cooperative Extension System (CES) engages people in these educational opportunities to help them solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future where they live and work.

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  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

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Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)

The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) is a collaborative multi-state effort by Cooperative Extension Services across the country to improve the delivery of services to citizens affected by disasters. EDEN’s mission is to reduce the impact of disasters through research-based education.

We specialize in:

  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

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Cultivating Change Foundation

Cultivating Change Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, focuses on valuing and elevating LGBTQ+ agriculturists through advocacy, education, and community.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Resources for LGBTQIA Farmers

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  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

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  • National

AgPlan – University of Minnesota

AgPlan is designed to provide customized assistance to different types of AG businesses. AgPlan makes it easy for you to: Develop your own Business Plan Learn what you need to include in your Plan with Tips & Resources. View Sample Plans for ideas, Share your Plan, print, download and work with your own Reviewers.

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  • Financial & Business Planning

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Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

The Xerces Society is a trusted source for science-based information and advice and plays a leading role in promoting the conservation of pollinators and many other invertebrates. We collaborate with people and institutions at all levels and our work to protect bees, butterflies, freshwater mussels and other invertebrates encompasses all landscapes. Our team draws together experts from the fields of habitat restoration, entomology, plant ecology, education, farming, and conservation biology with a single passion: Protecting the life that sustains us. The Xerces Society is expanding efforts to demonstrate the effectiveness of conservation biological control through field research with academic partners, habitat restoration field trials, and outreach to farm communities and farm agency staff.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs

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  • Activism & Organizing
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

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  • National

Uprooted & Rising

We are a supermajority Black, Indigenous, and People of Color movement led by people who have been historically marginalized in our food system. We include students, workers, faculty, food producers, and community members that institutions of higher education are meant to serve. Support the needs of small-scale producers wanting to move towards institutional markets, facilitating connections and negotiations between colleges and universities and local producers while supplying farmers with the materials, infrastructure, certifications, and other resources required to scale to meet their procurement needs.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers

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Steward

Our mission is to promote environmental and economic stewardship through regenerative agriculture. We do this by providing flexible loans to human-scale farms, ranches, fisheries, and food producers looking to propel their operations forward. But we don’t do it alone. Steward gives qualified lenders the opportunity to purchase loan participations, advancing our mission by helping to fund the growth of regenerative agriculture in their community or across the country.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

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  • Puerto Rico
  • Tribal Nation
  • Virgin Islands