Starting a Farm in Ontario - Business Information Bundle for New Farmers

Business Plans for New Farms

If you are a new farmer the best way to understand where you want to go in the short and long term is by developing a business plan. A business plan will also be required if you are going to seek financing for your new farm enterprise from a bank or other lending institution. A business plan is made up of a: business strategy, marketing plan, production plan, human resources plan, financial plan, and considers social responsibility.

Preparing a Business Plan

Business Strategy and Related Resources

Marketing Plan and Related Resources

Production Plan and Related Resources

Field and Horticulture Crop Production

Livestock Production

Cost of Production and Budgets

Human Resource Plan and Related Resources

Financial Plan and Related Resources

Social Responsibility


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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 12 March 2010
Last Reviewed: 01 February 2017