Online resources

ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

An amazing resource including in-depth information on production practices, pest management, soils, alternative crop and livestock enterprises, innovative marketing, organic certification, and highlights of local, regional, USDA and other federal sustainable agriculture activities. Make sure to sign up for their email newsletter!

UNH Cooperative Extension

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension provides New Hampshire citizens with research-based education and information, enhancing their ability to make informed decisions that strengthen youth, families and communities, sustain natural resources, and improve the economy.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is the lead conservation agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It is a technical agency that provides trained soil conservationists, technicians, soil scientists, agronomists, engineers, economists, biologists, foresters and other experts to help landowners and land users with conservation.

Soil and Health

This website has full text of many out of print or public domain books, journals and articles on farming and soil health.


Newsletters & Listservs


Fruit & Vegetable Production

Food Safety Modernization Act: What you need to know from UNHCE
New England Vegetable & Berry Growers Association
Equipment: Considerations for cultivation equipment 


Granite State Graziers
NH Sheep & Wool Growers Association

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network

Maple Sugaring

New Hampshire Maple Producers Association
Maine Maple Producers Association


New Hampshire Beekeepers’ Association
Pawtuckaway Beekeepers’ Association
Seacoast Beekeepers Association

Maine State Beekeepers Association
York County Beekeepers Association

Beekeeping for Adults and Kids

 Grains & Oilseeds

UMaine Extension Grains & Oilseeds

Reading List

See also:

Land Access

Beginning Farmers

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