For the Farmer

Sell What You Grow

A guide to navigating produce marketing options in southwest Virginia.

Download the guide here – RMA-Marketing-Tool

Market Income Calculator

A guide to finding the right market for your products.

Download the guide here – Market-Income-Calculator-2013

Sustainability Roadmap

A “how to” guide produced by ASD with funding from USDA RMA to help growers develop a plan to move toward sustainable farming practices.

Download the Roadmap here – Sustainability-Roadmap

AGR Lite Risk Management Presentation

Modified versions of this presentation were presented at farmer meetings and workshops around Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee from January-March 2013 with funding support from the United States Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency. The presentation outlines various risk management options available to producers and focuses on linking producers to tools to help them decide whether whole farm revenue insurance is an appropriate option to manage risk for their operation.

Download the presentation here – AGR-Lite-Webinar

USDA Risk Management Agency

A useful resource on farming, crop insurance, federal and state policies and regulations and geographic agriculture information.

Check out the website here

Organic Grower's Group and Food Safety Manual

An extensive source for information for organic and GAP certification.  Click here.

A handbook that provides information on how to become USDA certified organic.

Check out the handbook here