The Hudson Valley Farm Hub is a non-profit center for regenerative agriculture located on 1,500 acres of prime farmland in Hurley, NY. We provide professional farmer training, host and support agricultural research, and serve as an educational resource for advances in food and farming.
This guide, from New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, will help you answer: What kind of land am I looking for? What sort of land tenure situation is right for me? How do I get started with my land search? What should I look for during a farmland visit? How do I negotiate with a landowner and sign an agreement to use the land?
This publication explains how the federal tax laws apply to farming. Use this publication as a guide to figure your taxes and complete your farm tax return. If you need more information on a subject, get the specific IRS tax publication covering that subject. We refer to many of these free publications throughout this publication. See chapter 16 for information on ordering these publications.
The USDA's Farm Service Agency implements agricultural policy, administers credit and loan programs, and manages conservation, commodity, disaster and farm marketing programs through a national network of offices.
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. Rooted in every county of the state, we bring local experience and research-based solutions together, helping New York state families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.
The business structure a small farm chooses has long-term implications worth careful consideration. The potential impacts of business structures include differences in federal taxation, vulnerability of the owner and family in lawsuits or debts, and operational considerations for current or future family members or partners.
The start of a new year aligned with the start for new staff members and transitioning roles for our American Farmland Trust New York team! Meet Heidi, José, Mikaela, and Ashlea and learn a bit about what brought them to their work in saving New York farmland that sustains us below!