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Basic Land Access Video Series
created by Renewing the Countryside, fall 2021
Building a Portfolio
Land Access: 127 Easy Steps to Finding Farmland Webinar in the PFI Farminar Archives: Click here!
Places to find land:
- Community and Economic Development Associations' Minnesota Publicly Owned Farmland Inventory
- Iowa State University's Ag Link
- Land Stewardship Project's Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse
- MOSES's Land Link-up
- MN Dept. of Agriculture's Minnesota Farmlink
- National Young Farmers Coalition's Land Link Directory
- Practical Farmers of Iowa's Find a Farmer
- Southwest Wisconsin RC&D's Grazing Broker website
- The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust silt.org
Tools, tips and practical guides:
- Land for Good's Toolbox for Farm Seekers
The Toolbox for Farm Seekers has information on: how to acquire land, land access, leases and leasing, accessing land and farm infrastructure, farm link programs, and more.
- Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Beginning and Transitioning Farmer Resources
The MDA’s resources for FarmLink, Farm Business Management Scholarships, Beginning Farmer Tax Credit, and Grants, Loans, and Financing.
- USDA's Farmers Seeking Land
Information on what the USDA can offer (Customer service, Conservation Reserve Program Transition Incentive Programs, Farm Loans, FSA Land Contract Guarantees) as well as resources from experts.