Guide to Farming in NY

This Guide is updated annually to provide answers to questions about taxes, business planning, labor law, zoning, regulations, marketing and many other topics that farmers need to know.

You can view the Guide 2 different ways:

  1. Download the entire 2021 Guide to Farming (PDF), or
  2. Click on individual fact sheets below.

You can also view information on How to Use this Guide (PDF) here.

Not Farming in NY?

Much of the information in the Guide to Farming in NY is applicable no matter where you live. But if you are seeking specific tax, legal, and regulatory information and you live outside of NY, check with your state Department of Agriculture, or download the following publications to find information for these states: