Establishing & Sustaining a Small Farm Operation August 7, 2020
Small Ruminants August 8, 2020
Glen Cauffman Farm/Pure American Naturals

Learning Resources:


CDFIs in PA  Community Development Financial Institutions: 17 PA-based community development institutions that primarily provide financing options for small businesses

Iowa State Livestock Enterprise Budgets

Individual Financial Statement: form showing what a commercial bank needs to know before lending

KIVA Pittsburgh  0% microloans for small business; typical loan is up to $10K, some up to $15K during Covid

Online FAMACHA Certification   2Hours  15 Minutes

NRCS Conservation assistance  short video

NRCS Technical and Financial Assistance in Pennsylvania Slides

USDA Programs for Veterans factsheet

Working with NRCS factsheet



Friday, June 12, 2020--Pleasant Lane Farm & Creamery, Latrobe, Westmoreland County  

Agenda with POCs and links

Grant funding basics

NRCS & FSA Offices (PA)

NRCS slides

NRCS Veterans fact sheet

Value Added Producer fact sheet

KIVA Pittsburgh      Emily's KIVA slides

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