#32 Agricultural Agencies and Organizations

Back to the Guide to Farming Table of Contents>> Federal Agencies Serving Agriculture USDA Farm Service Agency – www.fsa.usda.gov/ny   315-477-6300 Federal agency with county offices across the state to administer farm loans, price support programs, commodity programs and payments, conservation programs, and disaster assistance. USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service – www.ny.nrcs.usda.gov/  315-477-6504 Federal agency that … Read More

#31 Grant Opportunities for Farmers

Back to the Guide to Farming Table of Contents>> An increasing number of grant programs are available to farmers from federal or state sources each with specific objectives.  Grants fall into the three general types:  1) grants for business planning, adding value and increasing farm viability; 2) grants for on-farm research and demonstration projects that … Read More

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