UGA Extension – Jasper County Agricultural & Natural Resources

Georgia's Deer Capital

New Farmer Resources

Grants and Cost share opportunities, Agencies to reach out to:

Farm Service Agency – FSA will allow you to register for a farm number. They have beginning farmer loans, and cost shares/grants, as well. (130 Sparta Hwy., Eatonton, GA 31024-8484; 706-485-2341)

Natural Resources Conservation Service – NRCS will come out and do a farm plan and help you prep for a grant application (livestock watering, grass, cross fencing, etc.). (205 E. Jefferson St., Madison, GA 30650-1701; 706-342-1315)

 

*GATE Card – will allow you tax exemption status for a lot of the products that you will be purchasing for on-farm use.

Complete information on the GATE Card can be found through all of the links found on this page: https://forms.agr.georgia.gov/gate/GateFrm7.aspx

This is a summarized table that the Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) created to provide a quick list of items that can be purchased with the GATE Card: http://www.aghost.net/images/e0191701/GeorgiaAgriculturalTaxExemptionGuideMay2016GAC.pdf

The two forms you must complete:

 

Georgia Organics – A great resource organic operations.