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Home > University of Arkansas—Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program

University of Arkansas—Division of Agriculture Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program

This course is also available in Spanish.



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Despite the pressing need to rejuvenate rural populations in this country, few new and beginning farmers and ranchers have adequate farm, business and marketing skills to initiate and maintain viable agricultural operations.

To address this need we have created a modular learning program that provides information on poultry, small livestock and agroforestry operations, as well as information on business development and farm safety.

We have organized this information in separate learning modules that address different aspects of a farming operation. We have divided the information into the different packages listed below.


Farm Safety Business Development

Poultry Production Livestock

Agroforestry Sustainable Agriculture

This project is funded by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program: USDA-NIFA-BFRDP 2010-03143

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Arrow Icon Do you have any questions about this program or materials?

Professor Dan Donoghue (Project Director)
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
POSC O-408
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, 72701
ddonogh@uark.edu

We will continue to include more presentations to this program, so keep checking this space!




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These presentations are the result of the collaboration of farmers, educational, government and research groups that are focused on helping beginning farmers and ranchers (USDA-NIFA-2010-03143). Our team has created these educational modules to provide specific and applicable information to initiate, improve and run viable agricultural operations based on strategies that are easy and inexpensive to implement, keep and manage while providing fast returns and multiple marketing opportunities (poultry, small ruminants and agroforestry) and using ecologically and financially sustainable strategies.

All these materials are available at no cost to you.

Your feedback is really important to the program and we want to make sure that these presentations contain information that is helpful and relevant to new and beginning farmers. Please take a minute to fill out the form below and give us some feedback to help us improve these materials. Thank you.

First Name:
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Have you been farming for less than 10 years?
What do you farm?
Would you be interested in receiving information on programs that help military veterans and their families get into farming?
What do you think is the most useful information in this presentation?
Is there a topic that you would like to see further expanded?
Are you interested in participating in internship programs?

 


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For more information about materials and programs supported by the USDA-NIFA-Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, visit Start2Farm (www.start2farm.gov). Start2Farm is a national "one-stop" source of all beginning farmer and rancher education and training materials and information that can be accessed online.

 

This project is a collaboration of:

 

Are you interested in internships, workshops, more information?
Do you have any questions or comments about this project?

Please contact:
Professor Dan Donoghue (Project Director)
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
POSC O-408
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, 72701
ddonogh@uark.edu

 

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This page was last updated on: August 8, 2013