Farm Finances

Check out these additional resources in our Sierra Foothill region to help boost your farm business.

The Community Alliance for Family Farmers (CAFF) offers various emergency relief funding programs, as well as free services and consultations for family farmers in California.

California FarmLink
California FarmLink can help you find land, get access to financing, get assistance with lease agreements and land succession planning, and help you build strong business skills.   

Farm Service Agency (FSA)
Our local USDA Farm Service Agency office in Yuba City can support you to access low-interest lending programs designed specifically for farmers and funded through the federal government.  Be sure to ask about new forms of crop insurance for small, diversified producers.

Nevada County Natural Resource Conservation District (NRCD)
The NCRCD can help you learn more about financial assistance programs through the USDA.  You can find all kinds of resources through the NCRCD website – view county wide soil surveys, livestock regulations and resources, rent a Min-Till Drill, find free fertility with the Manure Exchange Program, or to learn more about how to manage your natural land resources. 

Nevada County Natural Resources Conservation Service(NRCS)
Learn more about how the NRCS can help enroll you in USDA cost-share programs that can help you build better soil, water, and ecosystem management services into your farm and ranch.

Peaceful Valley Farm and Garden Supply
Special financing options are available through this nationwide organic farm and garden supply business based here in Nevada County.  Contact Peaceful Valley for more details.

Sierra Business Development Center (SBDC)
Tap into local services and free professional consultation for small businesses in the region through the SBDC.