General Beginning Farmer

USDA – How to Start a Farm: Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

New to farming? Want to learn how to start a farm? USDA offers dedicated help to beginning farmers and ranchers. USDA considers anyone who has operated a farm or ranch for less than ten years to be a beginning farmer or rancher. USDA can help you get started or grow your operation through a variety…

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OSU Tractor Safety Resources

Modern farm tractors are the workhorses of agriculture and the safety advances made in their construction in recent years make them safer than ever. But tragic accidents do still occur on a regular basis. According to OSHA there are 200 tractor-related deaths annually that happen in the U.S alone along with many more accidents that…

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Feed’em Freedom Foundation (FFF)

Feed’em Freedom Foundation (FFF) ignites and centers Black Agriculturists to participate as owners and movement leaders within agriculture, land stewardship, regional food security response, and economic prosperity. Their work involves creating educational pipelines to agriculture for Black and BIPOC youth, Land Stewardship, Regional Food Security response, and economic prosperity as a means of gaining sovereignty for Black Oregonians. 

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OSU Agriculture & Natural Resource Program @ EOU

Serving eastern Oregon, the OSU Agriculture & Natural Resource Program is a cooperative partnership between Oregon State University's College of Agricultural Sciences and Eastern Oregon University.

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Come Thru Market Farmer Training Program

Come Thru Market Farmer Training Program supports beginning farmers of color in Portland in building their farmers market readiness and success. This program is specifically designed for people of color, including immigrants and refugees. The Come Thru Market Farmer Training Program is aligned with OSU's 

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Rogue Farm Corps Farming Training Programs

Are you interested in entering or learning more about the field of sustainable / regenerative agricultural production? Wondering what it’s like to be a farmer? Rogue Farm Corps’ Farmer Training Programs offer immersive opportunities for aspiring farmer and farm-curious folks to dive into this world, gain hands-on experience, build skills, network, and learn fundamental concepts.…

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Adelante Mujeres’ Agriculture and Food Sovereignty Program

Adelante Mujeres' Agriculture and Food Sovereignty Program teaches closed-loop growing and other best farming practices to new and beginning Latine farmers and members of the Latine community interested in growing their own food and improving the health of their families and community.

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USDA’s Resources for Small and Mid-sized Farmers

The USDA's Resources for Small and Mid-sized Farmers share information about access to capital, land management and conservation practices, managing risk, finding local markets, and other educational resources.

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Zenger Farm Internships

Zenger Farm offers internships that teach farming skills and help build a career in the food system.

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Headwaters Farm Incubator Program

Headwaters Farm Incubator Program is designed to assist in the development of new farmers. The program involves leasing out sections of EMSWCD’s Headwaters Farm to motivated, experienced individuals who will use it as a launching pad for their own farming endeavors.  

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