Agrifood business management

Last updated on August 5, 2022

Whether you are interested in starting a new farm, improving your existing farm, or building your food processing business, resources and information are available to help implement best practices for business growth.

Starting a New Farm

Starting a new farm

Information and guidance for new entrants to farming, or farmers looking to expand into emerging markets:

Starting a New Farm

Running a Farm

Running an agrifood or farm business

A comprehensive guide to managing the business side of an agricultural or food processing operation:

Running an Agrifood or Farm Business

Transferring a Farm

Transferring a farm

For farmers looking to pass on the family business or their personal wealth and assets:

Transferring a Farm

Taking Stock

Build agribusiness skills

Assess your  farm business management practices, including your farm management systems, knowledge, and skills, then create a Farm Action Plan that builds on your strengths. Our Taking Stock workbook will guide you through the process.

Learn how to improve your farm


Funding opportunities

Financial and advisory programs are available for agricultural producers.

Contact information