Resource Spotlight

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New! Campus to Farm Guide

Are you interested in university and extension research that is applicable to your small farm? This guide highlights everything from fruit to forestry projects led by Cornell faculty and educators around the state. Click here to view the Guide.

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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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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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Pure Catskills encourages consumers to buy local through a Guide advertising farmers markets, restaurants and CSA’s selling local food.  Photo provided by Pure Catskills

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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Three Juneberry Questions Answered by Jim Ochterski

Q: Commercial juneberries and saskatoons are exactly the same fruit. Why two different names? A: The term “saskatoon berry” or “saskatoon” is a predominantly Canadian term for this tasty, dark berry that has spilled over to Michigan and a few other communities near the US-Canada border. Elsewhere, including North Dakota, Minnesota, and the Northeast US, … Read More

Share Your Student Loan Story to Help Pass Loan Forgiveness for Farmers

The National Young Farmers Coalition wants loan forgiveness for career farmers, and they need your help to do it. Here’s what they have to say: “Right now, we’re building a campaign to tackle the issue of student debt and we need your help. We are working with Congressional offices to put together legislation that would … Read More

UVM Greenhouse Energy Extravaganza

Come to the UVM Greenhouse Energy Extravaganza! Greenhouse energy conservation is critical to maximize profits and reduce the energy footprint. What can YOU, a concerned GROWER do about it? You can minimize production costs by making inexpensive improvements to your existing greenhouses. You also can install special energy conserving devices. Sometimes it seems all too complicated!  That … Read More