With a wave of new grant opportunities and emergency funding for farmers, it can be tough to know where to start—or if you even should.
Grants can help your farm upgrade, innovate, and grow. But the application process can have a steep learning curve and a quick turnaround. With no guarantee of funding, it’s important to ask yourself if a grant is right for your farm and worth the work.
In this webinar you’ll hear from a farmer who successfully—and unsuccessfully—applied for funding, a representative from the Farm Service Agency, and a consultant from the Penn State Small Business Development Center’s Agricultural Center of Excellence. You’ll learn how to identify funding sources that make sense for your farm’s goals. You’ll also learn about the ebb and flow of funding cycles, the differences between grants and emergency funds, strategies for getting prepared to apply for grants, and resources for getting help.