Beginning Farmer Resources

New Farmland

Would you like to farm but you aren’t sure where to start? The following resources may offer ideas and guidance as you consider your plan.
Please know that this list is by no means comprehensive. We encourage you to reach out to your local Extension office for educational opportunities.
Joining local ag-based organizations can also help you form connections with the farmers in your area.

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

United States Department of Agriculture

University of Tennessee & Tennessee State University Cooperative Extension

Other Resources