AgPlan is an online business planning website developed to help rural businesses develop a business plan. AgPlan is designed to provide customized assistance to different types of rural businesses by providing customized templates, tips and resources for different types of businesses. AgPlan also facilities a business owner working with an educator or consultant in developing their business plan.
Commodity Challenge is a grain trading game which features real-time cash, futures and options quotes for corn, soybeans and wheat. This provides hands-on learning to understand marketing strategies and tools to better manage price risk.
Farm Answers is the official USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) clearinghouse. It is the largest source of information for beginning famers. This website provides resources to help individuals explore or get started farming, as well as tools to help more seasoned producers succeed.
FINBIN summarizes actual farm financial data from thousands of producers who use FINPACK to analyze their farm business. FINBIN provides whole farm and specific farm enterprise reports for comparison and benchmarking. FINBIN provides valuable data for farmers, educators, lenders, and other agricultural professionals.
The Ag Risk & Farm Management Library helps agricultural professionals quickly locate information, tools, and assistance on agricultural risk and farm management topics.
Note – Ag Risk Library’s About page needs to be enhanced.
AgTransitions helps farmers & ranchers develop a plan to transition their business to the next generation. AgTransitions is designed to help ag producers work with an educator or consultant while developing a transition plan. This tool also provides tips, resources, and worksheets to help producers create the best transition plan for all generations of the operation.
FishBizPlan is an online business planning website developed to help commercial fishing businesses develop a business plan. FishBizPlan is designed to provide customized assistance to different types of commercial fishing businesses by providing customized templates, tips and resources.