National Links

American Farm Bureau

Non-governmental organization representing farm & ranch families to achieve educational improvement, economic opportunity & social advancement

American Farmland Trust

Non-profit organization working with farmers & ranchers, political leaders & community activists; AFT helped to protect more than a million acres of America's farm & ranch land

Land Trust Alliance

Organization dedicated to the effectiveness & sustainability of the nation's land trusts & their use of conservation easements

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Since 1935, NRCS has provided leadership in a partnership effort to help America's private land owners & managers conserve their soil, water & other natural resources

U.S. Dept of Agriculture: Census of Agriculture

Provides uniform, comprehensive agricultural data for every state & county in the United States

U.S. Dept of Agriculture: Farm Service Agency

FSA administers & manages farm commodity, credit, conservation, disaster & loan programs as laid out by Congress through a network of federal, state & county offices