Agricultural Business Management

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The Business of Agriculture


Our team assists farmers, agriculture tourism businesses, and related industry sectors in the areas of business planning, financial management, marketing and risk management.  We help entrepreneurs develop sound business plans and enhance their ability to use financial analysis techniques to inform production decisions.




Agricultural Rules & Regulations

FSMA produce safety, labor laws and other state and federal resources

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Agricultural Business Planning

Information on record-keeping, taxes and accounting  

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Farm Estate and Succession Planning

Trusts, leasing, setting up LLC, gifting, conservation and transfers 

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Marketing Agricultural Products

Sales forecasting, consumer research and marketing advice. 

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Articles

This position is based at UNH Extension's Merrimack County office in Boscawen, N.H., with additional office space on the UNH Durham campus
The Extension State Specialist, Dairy Production will deliver research-based programming and technical expertise to dairy farms of all sizes and produ... Learn More
Guidance on beginning to legally operate your farm business
Planning efforts for a beginner farmer. Topics include zoning, insurance, liabilities and being a good neighbor. Learn More
How to assess when planning a farm business
You would like to get started in farming, now what? Whether you have open land, forested land or leased land, there are many factors to consider befor... Learn More

Events

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Resources

This document summarizes the Course Expectations for the 2022 New Farmer School Learn More
We are excited about the completion of a multi-year effort to develop a Legal Guide for New Hampshire Agricultural Producers!  

The pro... Learn More
2021 Future of the Farm Webinar Series

Recorded on April 13, 2021. View the recording.

Trusts seem like a logical way to... Learn More
2021 Future of the Farm Webinar Series

Recorded on March 9, 2021.  View the recording.

This webinar gives an overview of... Learn More
Recorded on February 9, 2021. View the recording of this webinar.

Finding farmland can be a challenge for beginning farmers here in New... Learn More
This is a compilation of online resources shared during the Farmers Market webinar held on Monday, May 18, 2020. Additional resources have been added ... Learn More