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Marketing Resources

Direct 
Community Supported Agriculture
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Resource Guide for Farmers
Connecting with Customers
Direct Marketing
Direct Farm Marketing and Tourism Handbook
Guide to Direct Marketing Livestock & Poultry
How to Direct Market Your Beef
Market Channel Assessment: How to Sell Through Wholesale and Direct Markets
Marketing Strategies for Farmers and Ranchers
NYS Ag and Markets Sanitary Regulations for Direct Marketing
Organic Standards for Handling: Excerpts of USDA's National Organic Program Regulations
Permits, Licenses, Certificates Required for Farmers’ Market Sellers
The Legal Guide for Direct Farm Marketing - Drake Agricultural Law Center 
Tips for Selling at Farmers Markets
Tips for Selling at Roadside Stands
Tips for Selling on the Internet
USDA Organic Regulations

Fruit and Vegetables
National Good Agricultural Practices Program
NOFA-NY Organic Certification
USDA Organic Regulations

Dairy, Eggs, Meat, and Other Livestock Products/Services
Animal Welfare Approved
Guide to Direct Marketing Livestock & Poultry
How to Direct Market Your Beef
The Lambulator: A Cut-Yield Calculator for the Lamb Direct Marketer
Meat Plants: Improving Profitability in Small and Very Small Operations
NOFA-NY Organic Certification
Organic Standards for Handling: Excerpts of USDA's National Organic Program Regulations
Small-Scale Egg Handling
Tips for Marketing Sheep and Goat Products: Fiber
Tips for Marketing Sheep and Goat Products: Dairy
Tips for Marketing Sheep and Goat Products: Live Animals
Tips for Marketing Sheep and Goat Products: Meat
Tips for Marketing Sheep and Goat Products: Vegetation Management Services
USDA Organic Regulations

Plants and Nursery
NYS Ag and Markets Application for Registration and Certification as a Nursery Dealer
NYS Ag and Markets Application for Registration and Certification as a Plant Grower
NYS Ag and Markets Division of Plant Industry

Tourism 
Agrotourism in Foucs - This guide was designed for Tennessee farmers, but has useful information for all interested in getting into agrotourism.
Direct Farm Marketing and Tourism Handbook
Getting Started with Agritourism
Tips for Selling with: Agritourism and "Pick-Your-Own"

Value Added 
Adding Value to Farm Products: An Overview
Fair Trade USA - Fair Trade Standards and Certification
Food Dehydration Options
Grain Processing: Adding Value to Farm Products
Guide for Organic Processors
Keys to Success in Value-Added Agriculture
Meat Plants: Improving Profitability in Small and Very Small Operations
NOFA-NY Organic Certification
Non GMO Project Product Verification Process
NYS Ag and Markets Regulations: Home Processors
Oilseed Processing for Small-Scale Producers
Organic Standards for Handling: Excerpts of USDA's National Organic Program Regulations
Soyfoods: Adding Value to Soybeans
USDA Organic Regulations

Wholesale  
Bringing Local Food to Local Institutions
Market Channel Assessment: How to Sell Through Wholesale and Direct Markets
Marketing Strategies for Farmers and Ranchers
Scaling Up Your Vegetable Farm for Regional Markets
Selling to Restaurants
New Markets for Your Crops
Organic Standards for Handling: Excerpts of USDA's National Organic Program Regulations
Tips for Selling to Aggregators/Grower Marketing Co-ops
Tips for Selling to Grocery Stores
Tips for Selling to Institutional Markets
Tips for Selling to Produce Brokers
Tips for Selling to Produce Distributors
Tips for Selling to Produce Packing Houses
Tips for Selling to Restaurants
Tips for Selling to: Wholesale Buyers at Terminal Markets
USDA Organic Regulations

Contact

Shona Ort
Agricultural Resource Educator
sbo6@cornell.edu
(607) 734-4453 ext 227

Last updated March 23, 2017