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Marketing, Business & Risk Management

Locally-grown vegetables are pictured here at the Real Food Store and Deli in Helena, where produce sales have increased by 10 to 20 percent each year. (Bill Brewster photo)

No matter what you grow, you'll need to sell it at a profit if you're going to stay in business. These resources can guide agricultural business planning and help farmers manage the amount of risk in their enterprises. In addition, some of these resources offer advice on diversifying, developing new markets, and adding value to farm products to increase income. Several categories of publications are offered:


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Organic Marketing and Labeling


Direct Marketing Options


Value-Added and Processing


Business Planning and Management



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Grassroots Guide to the 2008 Farm Bill


Risk Management

Agricultural Risk Management - English and Spanish Curriculum
Organic Certification for Southern Farmers


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Cooperatives (USDA-RBS Publications)

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