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Resource Spotlight

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Online Farming Courses for Everyone!

Interactive 5-7-week courses connect you to the information and people you need to start a successful farm business or diversify your farm. Click here to view the course catalogue.

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Programs for Farmer Veterans

Veterans often encounter unique obstacles when considering entering into farming. Read about the resources and training we’re offering to military veterans at our Northeast Beginning Farmers Project Website

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Looking for Events?

Field Days? Workshops? Conferences? Our brand new events calendar lets you search by region, so you can find events in your own community. Click here!

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Starting a Farm?

Do you need help turning your farm dream into action? The self-guided tutorials in our “Plan Your Farm” Hub walk you through drafting the foundation for your business plan. Get started right here!



Cornell Small Farms offer Statewide Agroforestry Trainings for Veterans in 2017 The Cornell Small Farms Program, with support from New York State and the USDA, announces three trainings in agroforestry this coming Winter and Spring to support Veterans looking to get into agricultural production. Agroforestry includes farming practices that combine trees and forests with crop … Read More

BF 122: Berry Production – an online course from the Cornell Small Farms Program!

Thinking about adding berries to the farm? Growing strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and other berries is scalable and economical. Learn all about it during our 6-week online course starting November 8. This course will help you consider all the aspects of this decision, from varieties and site selection all the way through profit potential and marketing. … Read More

NYS’s first on-the-job training program for military veterans to become farmers

The New York Division of Veteran’s Affairs has approved Kreher’s Poultry Farm in Clarence, New York, as the state’s first on-the-job training program for military veterans to become farmers! The Oct. 10 approval was obtained via the Farm Ops initiative of the Cornell Small Farms Program and the Farmer Veteran Coalition. For more information, check out … Read More