Resources for Dairy Farmers

The following list of educational and financial resources are available for dairy farmers. From dairy education and youth in agricultural to farm profitability and business tools, there is something to learn or a new connection that can be made for dairy farmers across the state of Pennsylvania.

Educational

Penn State Extension Dairy Team
- Articles, Courses, Videos, and Connect with Local Dairy Educators

Center for Dairy Excellence
- Business Tools, Farm Profitability, and Info on Statewide Programs and Youth in Dairy

American Dairy Association North East
- Dairy Promotion, Marketing, Industry Trends, and Dairy Check-off Dollars tool


Financial

PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
- Financial support to individuals with disabilities to obtain or maintain employment, including farmers

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF)
- Financial Education and Financing for individuals with disabilities including assistive technology for job, hobbies, and quality of life

Farm Service Agency
- Loans: Purchase or Operate Farm, Beginning Farmer, Emergency, and Microloans

PA Department of Environmental Protection
- Small Business Advantage Grant to assist with increasing energy efficiency, preventing pollution, or eliminating waste

USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Financial and Technical Assistance to Farmers to manage natural resources

AgChoice Farm Credit
- Financial Education, Business Consulting, Crop Insurance, Loans for Land, Equipment, & Farms

 

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