Tools

Retirement Calculator

AgPlan
AgPlan helps rural business owners develop a business plan for FREE.

eCornell
A series of WebCasts featuring risk management experts, tax professionals and Cornell University faculty that touch upon some of the topics most important to today's farmers, including how to improve financial and production efficiency and overcome business and family challenges. These 1-hour online videos were created specifically to help you plan for the future generations. The WebCasts are currently pre-recorded so you can watch them at your convenience, as many times as you’d like. 

Ag Lenders

Farm Credit East – Farm Loans & Ag Financial Services - Farm Credit East
Specialized lender and financial services leader committed to Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing, and forest product industries.

Farm Service Agency - USDA
Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.

NBT Bank - Agricultural Lending
Agricultural Loans, Loans for Cattle, Real Estate, Personal Credit, Crop Expenses, Equipment and Modernization

Cornell University Partners

Dairy Farm Business Summary
The DFBS allows producers to compare their business to an average of other producers as well as analyze their financial situation, set future goals and make sound financial decisions.

Small Farms Program
Our mission is to foster the sustainability of diverse, thriving small farms that contribute to food security, healthy rural communities, and the environment.

Pro-Dairy Program
PRO-DAIRY, a NYS dairy industry educational program, enables farm families and other agricultural professionals to realize their values and strive to achieve their professional and personal goals.

Cornell Cooperative Extension
provides information on Extension Programs, county extension offices and staff, and information on the following topics: Agriculture, Business and Economics, Children and Youth, Community, Environment, Family, Food and Nutrition, Health, and Home & Household. Extension publications. List of current CCE Ag Educators

Regional Teams and Programs - CCE
Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops; Fruit and Vegetables, IPM

Cornell Cooperative Enterprise Program
The program is a resource for people desiring to form a cooperative or learn more about the unique nature of a cooperative-structured business, and for cooperative leaders as they govern and manage these unique member-owned companies.

Cornell Commercial Vegetable Website
This website funded by the CCE Vegetable SPC/PWT provides information for and links to a variety of topics related to vegetable production and is an excellent resource to commercial vegetable growers.

Cornell Program on Dairy Markets & Policy

Community and Rural Development Institute

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences at Cornell University 

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University 

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station
Working to develop good farming, food storage, and processing practices while safeguarding the environment, increasing market share for New York producers, and assuring consumers safe, reasonably-priced, high-quality fruits and vegetables.

New York EDEN
Linking extension educators, emergency managers, and
community officials to enhance resilience and reduce the impact of disasters in New York communities.

SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University

New York Organizations

New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
NYCAMH serves the agricultural community by studying farmers’ health and safety issues, supplying health screenings and education, and providing occupational health and mental health services to farmers.

New York Department of Agriculture and Markets
Promoting New York State agriculture, this site has information about the USDA and it's programs, Pride of New York, as well as The New York State Fair.

New York Census of Agriculture
Contains county profiles and agricultural highlights.

NYS Agricultural Society
The website highlights the society’s achievements and other useful ag resources. A key feature is a listing of NY century farms, an honor the society initiated in 1937 for farms operated by the same family for 100 years or more. There is also a listing of the bicentennial farms.

New York Apple Association
New York Apple Association is the non-profit trade association representing the 674 commercial apple growers in New York State.

NY Farm Viability Institute
We are a farmer-led nonprofit group that awards grant funds for applied research, outreach education, and economic development projects that help farms across New York become more profitable and sustainable

Empire State Development

New York State Emergency Management Office
SEMO is the site to visit for information on state emergencies.

New York State Office of Mental Health