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New! Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation

This guide introduces the principals of shiitake cultivation. It combines insights gathered from professional growers, on-farm trial and university based research all within the Northeast US. Click here to view the Guide.

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Small Farm Quarterly

Are you looking for ways to farm profitably without getting bigger? Do you like to read about families who are living a good life on a small farm? If so, you’ll enjoy Small Farm Quarterly. Read online or subscribe by mail!

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Looking for Funding?

An increasing number of grant & loan programs are available to farmers. If you’re exploring how to finance your farm, be sure to check out our extensive library of funding opportunities! Click here!

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On-Farm Poultry Slaughter Guidelines

Do you process less than 1000 poultry/year on your farm? Have you had difficulty getting liability insurance because your birds aren’t processed in an inspected facility? This Guide is for you!

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Wholesale Marketing Resources

Interested in transitioning into wholesale marketing? Check out the Wholesale section of our  Marketing page for an extensive list of wholesale resources.

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Help with Livestock Processing?

Need to locate a slaughterhouse? Want to learn about mobile slaughter units? Have questions about rules and regulations? Find answers at our new Livestock resource pages.

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Platform Connects Local Farms with Wholesale Buyers

FarmersWeb is an online platform connecting wholesale buyers with local farms and producers. Visit the website at https://www.farmersweb.com/ and use the code 13B55B94 to sign up for one month free! *The Cornell Small Farms Program does not favor any particular business, etc. We are just sharing this as a resource for people to explore and evaluate … Read More

Free Farm Training Program for Vets

Heroic Food Farm in Hudson, NY offers a tuition-free training program open to all military veterans! Trainees gain hands-on experience through apprenticeships with local mentor farmers, craftspeople and food entrepreneurs and benefit from workshops, short-courses and individualized support for life and career transitions. Learn more at http://heroicfood.org/program-overview/.

Going with the Grain: The Renaissance of NYS Grain Production

March 10th, 2015. 12pm to 2:20pm. Javits Center, NYC. The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and Empire State Development are co-hosting the annual Farm to City Expo 2015 at the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York. This discussion is a two panel forum featuring speakers from many ends of the … Read More