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The Emergence of Retail Agriculture

Many farmers and ranchers have benefitted from the trend in local foods, finding ways to sell direct-to-retail and capture a higher profit margin. Young, beginning and small farmers in particular have been able to enter into farming at the smaller scale of direct-to-consumer sales in the local foods marketplace, like farmers’ markets, roadside stands and through community supported agriculture (CSAs). Read the full report from The Farm Credit Council.

One-Page Business Plan

The One Page Business Plan is a quick way to get you started off in the right mindset with some core questions and answers.

 

 

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Steve and David Gill
Oxnard, CA

The world’s largest onion plant uses its organic waste to power itself with a groundbreaking waste-to-energy system.
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Farm Credit by the Numbers

  • 1,062,364
    Number of Loans at Dec. 31, 2016
  • 500,000
    Farm Credit Customers Nationwide
  • $253 Billion
    Total Loan Volume at Dec. 31, 2016
  • $12.2 billion
    New Loans to Small Farmers and Ranchers in 2014
 


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