Resources

​A myriad of resources on a wide range of farm transfer subjects is available from many diverse outlets. The Wisconsin Farm Center can provide you with numerous sources of information on financial and agricultural enterprise matters, state grant programs and other services, agricultural loan and commodity programs, and materials from various educational sources and agricultural-related organizations.

Loans

Offers several types of loans that farmers can apply for, including Beginning Farmer and Rancher loans, emergency loans, farm operating loans, and farm ownership loans. FSA also administers other federal programs that deal with crops and livestock.

Offers loan programs available for Wisconsin agricultural producers, including Beginning Farm Bond Program, CROP fund, and FARM program.

A wide range of financial information and loan programs, including SBA Express Loan Program, SBA LowDoc Program, Microloan Program and Pre-Qualification Loan Program Intermediaries.
    

Educational

Provides livestock, crop, farm management, and family living consultation and information services from county offices throughout the state.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Education can help today's successful farmers keep up with the changes and improvements in the farming industry and help remain competitive through farm business and production management programs.
    
An educational leader in food and agriculture, the life sciences, natural resources and environmental stewardship, and rural community development, offering strong, research-based education opportunities.

Provides business planning advice, educational programs and support on dairy management, farm business management, and information on dairy issues.

Applies science and technology to the production, management and distribution of livestock and poultry for food, fiber and recreation to advance economic vitality.

Offers services and resources to help the transition of farming operations from established farmers to beginning farmers.
Social Sciences Unit of Missouri University's College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Sciences
Offers an extensive list of links on estate planning for farmers.
 

Governmental

Administers the federal farm commodity, conservation and loan programs for Wisconsin agricultural producers through nearly 60 service centers throughout the state.

A program administered by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue that provides state income tax credits to farmers who meet the program's requirements. DATCP can assist counties in creating county agricultural preservation plans.
  
Assists in the acquisition of land for conservation purposes, including wildlife habitat, special scientific or ecological value, rare or endangered habitats and species, stream corridors, and restoration of wetlands and grasslands.

Organizational​

Provides educational programs for its members and offers a forum for exchanging ideas and promoting the profitability of the dairy business.
    
Offers access to a wide variety of resources that support the continued success of all aspects of Wisconsin's dairy industry as well as information about WMMB's numerous marketing programs.
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