Site assessment involves several steps and some detective work. You can start by collecting information, but it is just as important to visit the site and keep track of what you find out. You also may need to identify experts to help you assess specific issues such as the condition of buildings, soils or water quality.
This information sheet lists tools and resources to help you get started on site assessment for your agriculture business.
It is part of American Farmland Trust’s Farmland for the Next Generation – Land Access Training Curriculum.