Beginning Farmer Program: Evaluation and Expansion

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $96,430.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Federal Funds: $1,560.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $106,660.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
Karen Stettler
Land Stewardship Project

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Education and Training: decision support system, focus group, mentoring, networking, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, social networks
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.