Resources

Land Management
Colorado Small Acreage Management
https://sam.extension.colostate.edu/
Colorado Conservation Tillage Association
http://highplainsnotill.com/
Sustainable and Regenerative Grazing News
https://onpasture.com/
Animal Management
Education that promotes the safe and humane production of meat, milk, and eggs.
https://foodanimalconcernstrust.org/webinars
Farm Assistance Programs
Financial and technical assistance to implement structural and management conservation practices that optimize environmental benefits on working agricultural land.
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/co/programs/financial/eqip/
Animal Management
A variety of National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation programs
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/co/programs/
Land Conservation Assistance Programs
Resources for green building, alternative/renewable energy, conservation resources, farm resources, federal and state conservation programs, forestry and fire info, invasive and native species resources, oil and gas resources, outdoor recreation, tax and estate planning, water quality, and wildlife.
https://www.coloradolandcan.org/Eastern-Plains/
Organic Production
Science, experience and regulation-based information on organic farming and research
Articles, videos, webinars and courses.
https://eorganic.org/
Conservation programs for organic farms and ranches.
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/co/programs/financial/eqip/?cid=nrcseprd1353134
A wide range of organic gardening articles.
https://organicgrowersschool.org/gardeners/library/
Colorado Department of Agriculture
A wide range of farm and ranch programs.
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/agmarkets/farmranch-programs
Farmland Protection and Stewardship

The Farmland Information Center (FIC) is a clearinghouse for information about farmland protection and stewardship.
https://www.farmlandinfo.org/how-we-help

Marketing Opportunities

Farm to school programs connect K-12 schools with local growers of fruit, vegetables and other fresh produce.
http://coloradofarmtoschool.org/

MarketMaker is a national network of states that connect farmers and fishermen with food retailers, grocery stores, processors, caterers, chefs, and consumers.
https://co.foodmarketmaker.com/main/about_us

Provides information needed for doing business with the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/agmain/im-producer

Agritourism

Supports agritourism business development in Colorado.
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/agmarkets/agritourism-resources

The Colorado Agritourism Association is a nonprofit, here to work on your behalf to navigate the legislative process, find solutions to insuring and zoning roadblocks, develop a sign program, and help you develop your business model.
https://www.coloradoagritourismassociation.org/cgi-bin/scriptGetContentAboutUs.cgi?&intContentID=106

Business Resources

Connecting you to the resources you need to build a successful business.
https://eastcoloradosbdc.com/business-resources/business-planning/