Current information is essential to manage your farm and grow your business. The Cornell Small Farms Program has created a suite of resources based on these needs, ranging from production to policy and everything in-between.

Keep Current and Fine-Tune Your Farm Business

There's such a depth of information available to help small farms succeed. Explore these resources to learn ways to strengthen your small farm viability.

If there's other information or resources that you would be interested in, please contact us and let us know. We also welcome your input.

Farming Guides

You can access a library of detailed guides on a variety of topics – all focused on supporting all phases of small farm business development.

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Farm Employee Training Resources and Standard Operating Procedures

Videos, fact sheets and websites to help farm owners and managers train employees in general farm processes and advanced farm operations.

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Asylum Seekers & New Americans in New York Agriculture

Information about working in NY agriculture and food manufacturing, including about Employment Authorization Document and a survey available in multiple languages to connect with potential employers.

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Refugees in Agriculture

This directory provides information about organizations working with refugee populations engaged in agriculture in New York State.

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Building Farm Resilience During COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has many wondering what they can, and should, do. Here we provide information and resources to help guide the farming community.

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Small Farms E-Newsletter

Our bi-monthly email newsletter includes a summary of news, events, job openings, grant and loan opportunities, and other resource relevant to small farms.

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Small Farms Quarterly

Our magazine features stories on small farms research, farmer experiences, production techniques and innovation, and more to help farmers reach their goals.

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Instructional Videos

We have produced a variety of webinars and videos featuring educators, farmers, researchers and others sharing information on a variety of small farm topics.

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Financial Scorecard

The terms and associated calculations found here are essential to understanding the financial health of your business. Fill in the formulas and insert your calculations into the boxes to assess your financial well-being.

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