Farmland for a New Generation

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Farmland for a New Generation New York helps farmers seeking land and landowners wanting to keep their land in farming. Farmland for a New Generation New York supports a network of Regional Navigators, or partner organizations with dedicated staff, that provides training and on-the-ground customized support for farmers and landowners in regions across New York.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County, along with 19 other agricultural service providers across NYS, will be engaging in efforts to encourage continued agricultural use of productive land in the region. 

Information & Resources for Landowners

NYFarmlandFinder/Find a Farmer - Use this search engine to find a farmer interested in using your land for farming.

Farmland Rental Factsheet - This factsheet created by faculty at the Dyson School at Cornell University and it discusses all the different pieces considered when setting a lease price for your farmland

Information on Creating a Land Lease - This resource created by the Cornell Small Farms Program outlines what you should consider when putting together a land lease for your farmland, as well as templates you can use.

Build-a-Lease Tool - This resource created by Land For Good allows you to create a lease and then print it out.

A Landowner's Guide to Leasing Farmland - This resource created by Land For Good.

Information & Resources for Landseekers

Finding Farmland Calculator - Use this calculator to build scenarios for purchasing farmland. You can compare detailed estimates of total costs, monthly payments and affordability metrics, then download the results to have on hand when meeting with a loan officer.

Toolbox for Leasing Farmland - This resource page by Land For Good has videos, publications and resources for anyone looking to lease farmland

Contact

Laura Biasillo
Agricultural Economic Development Specialist
lw257@cornell.edu
(607) 584-5007

Last updated May 22, 2019