Who qualifies as  SDA?

  • American, Indians or Alaskan Natives
  • Blacks or African Americans
  • Hispanics
  • Asians
  • Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders​

This Program will assist SDA farmers and ranchers in

owning and operating successful farms and ranchs


If you are a SDA farmer, rancher, or agricultural producer and interested in demonstrations on water conservation, waste water, solar and renewable energies, technology, financial assistance, business development, value-added products, and other such services, please follow this link to fill out the Application Form

FREE SERVICES – to Eligible Farmers/Ranchers in Arizona

  • Providetechnical assistancewith sustainable business development, technology and  financing assistance
  • Provide professional engineering consulting on agricultural systems planning and  design
  • Prepare grants/loans/cost sharing application packages for eligible entities or farmers
  • Conduct/organize on-site workshops, technology demonstrations at farms, tribal  community centers, or county extension offices
  • Promote locally produced food in Southern Arizona

Assistance Program for Socially Disadvantaged (SDA) Farmers and Ranchers in Arizona