Small Business Development Center – Kutztown University
Offers existing businesses and early-stage entrepreneurs access to no cost, confidential consulting services and learning opportunities. It provides services at its outreach offices in Kutztown, Reading, Harrisburg, Exton, Lancaster and York.
US Small Business Administration
Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital and contracting expertise as the… [federal] go-to resource and voice for small businesses.
A learning series for young and beginning farmers. If you’re looking for a hands-on educational program that tackles the questions and challenges you have about managing your agricultural business, AgBiz Masters is your answer.
Berks Family Business Alliance
Provides resources and support for family and closely held business located in Berks County.
Pasa Sustainable Agriculture – Business Marketing Resources
Webinars and reports on several topics related to business management of farms.
Penn State Extension – Business Management Resources
A large selection of topics related to management of agribusinesses and farms, including beginning farmer topics.
Beginning Farmers – PA Department of Agriculture
Connect to State programs geared toward beginning farmers.
Rodale Institute – Organic Farming: Starting from the Ground Up
A 45-minute webinar that covers a wide range of topics when considering starting a small farm, from land acquisition to marketing and everything in between. Most topics apply to organic and conventional farms.
Rodale Institute – Organic consulting services
From large established farmers to those just starting out, Rodale Institute offers consulting services at low to no cost for PA Farmers looking to grow organically.