Back Yard Ag: Taking it to the Next Level – Resource Page

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We appreciate those that participated in the Backyard Agriculture: Taking it to the Next Level (BYA:TNL) series.

Below are some resources for the topics discussed.

December 2, 2020 –  What can I do with small acreage?


December 16, 2020 – Farm Infrastructure (fencing, facilities, ponds, irrigation, etc.)


CEFS – On-farm Infrastructure Toolkit

Cornell – Infrastructure Considerations

December 30, 2020 – Government Programs

FSA Information

January 13, 2021 – Business Planning/Mission/Goals

January 27, 2021 – Marketing/Markets/Production Planning

Wholesale resources:
-happy dirt
-deep roots
-wholesale specifications
CSA resources:
-Local foods directories
Farmers market resources:
-farmers market directory
-farmers market prices
Farm stand directory
Online marketing:
-visit nc farms app
University of kentucky Center of Crop Diversification:
NC Center of Environmental and Farm Systems:
Excel Sheets for CSA Planning and Vegetable Planting Guide:

February 10, 2021 – Tax Issues/Regulations

Tax Issues:

Tax Basics for Farmers 

February 24, 2021 – Equipment Basics – Selection and Safety

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Johnny Coley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJohnny ColeyExtension Agent, Agriculture - Consumer and Commercial Horticulture Call Johnny Email Johnny N.C. Cooperative Extension, Granville County Center
Updated on Feb 26, 2021
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