Agricultural Education and Support

Empowering farmers with knowledge and guidance to succeed in agriculture. From mentorships to specialized support for underserved farmers, we provide resources tailored to every stage of your farming journey.

  • Beginning Farmers
  • Education
  • Mentorships
  • Underserved & Underrepresented Farmers

Business and Financial Management

Building sustainable agricultural businesses through sound financial management. Explore resources on business planning, financial strategies, and opportunities like value-added products and carbon markets to maximize your farm's profitability.

  • Business & Finance
  • Value Added
  • Carbon Markets 

Land Management and Access

Unlocking opportunities and overcoming challenges in land management and access. Whether it's succession planning, finding the right lease agreement, or understanding the Right to Farm Act, we're here to help you navigate the complexities of land ownership and usage.

  • Succession Planning
  • Land Access
  • Land Preservation
  • Lease Agreements
  • Right to Farm Act

Regulatory Compliance and Environmental Conservation

Ensuring compliance and sustainability in farming practices. From navigating regulatory requirements to implementing conservation practices, we provide the tools and support to help you preserve the environment while staying compliant.

  • Conservation & Environment
  • Regulatory & Compliance

Regional Representatives

Meet our regional representatives, leaders within their regions, ready to assist you with resources specific to your area. Reach out to them for personalized guidance on finding resources available in your area!

  • Upper-Peninsula:  James DeDecker
  • Northern Lower:  Koffi Kpachavi
  • Mid-Michigan:  Coming soon!
  • Western Michigan:  Becky Huttenga
  • Southeastern Michigan: Jill Dohner

Protected Land

  • Protected and/or Preserved Land
  • Conservation Easements
  • Land Transfer Navigators