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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Market Your Products on Listyourharvest.com

Listyourharvest.com was started this spring to assist local farmers and producers with marketing their products online to their own local community. The website is a central posting board where farmers and producers are able to post, update and control their own advertisements, giving even the smallest producer a presence on the internet and allowing them … Read More

Where to Sell: CSA, Farmer’s Markets, or Wholesale?

On July 31st at 8 pm Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County (CCE) will host the second discussion in a series of new farmer workshops.  If you are a beginning farmer, come join us to learn about marketing options for your new farm business. CCE Erie Farm Business Management Educator, and beginning farmer, Megan Burley, … Read More

2 Upcoming Hops Events

There are two hops field days coming up in New York, one in Geneva and one in Oneonta. Hops Field Day at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York: Saturday, July 12, 2014. Hop growers, brewers, consultants, and industry personnel are invited to tour the hopyard and learn about the latest research … Read More