Food and Ag Business Resources 

Running a food or agricultural business and looking for expertise in this COVID-19 era? Let our experts assist you.

Resources For Food, Beverage and Agriculture Businesses facing this current crisis.

Answers to your food production, processing & safety questions, including information about risks associated with food production and to food employees and insights into ensuring that a safe and robust food supply is maintained for the public.

Answers to your employment & agricultural workforce questions.

Visit the Cornell Small Farms Program website to view a variety of publications that detail various aspects of farming during a crisis, with a focus on the current COVID-19 pandemic. Here we are offering ideas on how we can take care of ourselves, our farms, and our local communities.

*NEW (6/3): Farm Employee Training Resources and Standard Operating Procedures

We guide New York farms through periods of transition, opportunity or challenge by providing free, confidential, on farm consulting services.

The New York Extension Disaster Education Network (NY EDEN) is a collaborative educational network based at Cornell University and dedicated to educating New York residents about preventing, preparing for and recovering from emergencies and disasters.

A collection of general seafood industry resources, aquaculture-specific resources, online trainings and more from New York Sea Grant.

NYS Ag & Markets and NYS's agricultural community are working together to keep agricultural products moving, communities and families fed and animals cared for. Here is the latest guidance that the agricultural industry needs to know.

The Cornell Craft Beverage Institute shares guidance for distilleries and other "firms" on the production of hand sanitizer.

To help protect farmworkers and slow the spread of COVID-19 in rural New York, the Cornell Farmworker Program is providing essential information to keep workers and their families safe.

For nearly 30 years PRO-DAIRY has linked New York’s dairy farmers and agribusiness professionals to critical research and resources, giving them the information they need to build and manage robust businesses. In response to COVID-19, PRO-DAIRY has assembled a list of COVID-19 management resources for the NY dairy industry.

The pandemic has had a devastating impact on many New York farmers. While the full economic impact of COVID-19 and USDA assistance is yet to be fully understood, this online forum discusses the economic situation for New York farms and the regional food supply chain in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.