Click here for grant
programs and other resources through
the New York Farm Viability Institute.
USDA Rural Development
Value Added Producers Grant Program
Grant Programs Through
NYS Agriculture & Markets
Niagara Mohawk Dairy Industry Productivity Grant Program.
Program Application (PDF File)
SARE Farmer/Grower Grant Program
The Northeast Region Sustainable Agriculture
Research and Education program (SARE) encourages farmers in the northeast who want to
explore innovative sustainable practices on their farms to apply for this grant. The
Farmer/Grower Grant program allows farmers and growers to conduct experiments, try new
approaches, and test emerging ideas about agricultural sustainability. The emphasis is on
new ideas that advance good stewardship, improve farm profitability, and strengthen rural
more information and an application, go to: http://www.uvm.edu/~nesare/FGinfo.html
Please contact the Jefferson County
Agricultural Development Corporation prior to contacting any of these programs below.
We'll try to help you make sure you're heading in the right direction. Our office phone
number is (315) 782-1806.
Jefferson County IDA Loan Programs
Drainage Program - Revolving Loan Fund
USDA Farm Service Agency farmer loan program:
To learn more about USDA FSA Farmer Loan Programs, click here
to find their office across New York State.