Resources by Type of Farm

Categorizing agricultural endeavors is not an easy task, and, may even, entail certain risks. Those that make a living on the land often use creative means to earn income and a diverse operation can improve the economic stability and overall sustainability of an operation.

While diversity in a farm operation can provided benefits, different agricultural sectors often have unique policy needs as well as specialized organizations established to serve those seeking to enter a given agricultural field. Therefore, the categories below have been developed to facilitate research and networking.

Conventional/Large Scale/Production (what is best term for this) Agriculture

Livestock Programs

Maganagement Intensive Grazing

Organic Agriculture

Small Farms

Specialty Crop Producers

Sustainable Farming

Urban Agriculture