Farmland Tenure Online Resources Guide
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New Hampshire

Financing

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
Created By: New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
Description: This is where farm seekers, consumers, or licensees can start to learn about agriculture policy in New Hampshire and how to manage their current enterprise or start a new one. The site contains links to pertinent agricultural rules in the state, as well as crop insurance, grants, applicable tax provisions, and guidelines for selling various crops.
New Hampshire Rural Development
Created By: United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development
Description: This resource provides an opportunity for New Hampshire/Vermont residents to learn about the different loans and grants available to them to assist in their farm and business planning efforts.
Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire (NOFA-NH)
Created By: NOFA-NH
Description: This page contains information on New Hampshire’s Beginning Farmer’s Program (including scholarship information), the Mentorship and Journeyman Programs and how to become a certified organic farmer.

Insurance

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
Created By: New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
Description: This is where farm seekers, consumers, or licensees can start to learn about agriculture policy in New Hampshire and how to manage their current enterprise or start a new one. The site contains links to pertinent agricultural rules in the state, as well as crop insurance, grants, applicable tax provisions, and guidelines for selling various crops.

Land Acquisition

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
Created By: New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
Description: This is where farm seekers, consumers, or licensees can start to learn about agriculture policy in New Hampshire and how to manage their current enterprise or start a new one. The site contains links to pertinent agricultural rules in the state, as well as crop insurance, grants, applicable tax provisions, and guidelines for selling various crops.
Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire (NOFA-NH)
Created By: NOFA-NH
Description: This page contains information on New Hampshire’s Beginning Farmer’s Program (including scholarship information), the Mentorship and Journeyman Programs and how to become a certified organic farmer.

State Statutes

New Hampshire Agricultural and Incentive Zoning
Created By: the State of New Hampshire
Description: This document explains New Hampshire’s state statures governing the agricultural use of land and discusses how to create and advocate for an agricultural incentive zoning ordinance to preserve farmland.
New Hampshire State Statutes
Created By: the New Hampshire State Legislature
Description: This page contains links to all of New Hampshire’s state statutes. Title XIV contains information on milk and milk products, while Title XL contains the law regarding agriculture, horticulture and animal husbandry.

Taxation

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
Created By: New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
Description: This is where farm seekers, consumers, or licensees can start to learn about agriculture policy in New Hampshire and how to manage their current enterprise or start a new one. The site contains links to pertinent agricultural rules in the state, as well as crop insurance, grants, applicable tax provisions, and guidelines for selling various crops.
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