FarmOps: Setting Your Farm Financial Resolutions Resources

Katelyn Walley, Business Management Specialist and Team Leader
Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program

March 10, 2023

FarmOps: Setting Your Farm Financial Resolutions - A FREE, 2-Part, Live Seminar for Veterans

Resources from the Seminar Presentations 

Part 1 Recording: 

Part 2 Recording:

Resetting for 2023 Checklist:

Sample Mileage Log:

Setting Your Farm Financial Intentions:

Rate Your Record Keeping System:

SMART Goals Worksheet:

The Carrot Project's Financial Calendar Tool: https://nesfp.nutrition.tufts....

ST-125 for Farm Tax Exemption:

Starting an Ag Business Pre-Planning Guide:

*Due to unexpected staff shortages, this has been rescheduled to Tuesday, January 31st and Thursday, February 2nd from 6:30pm - 8pm. Participant materials will be mailed out soon - Register by 1/24 at noon!

Make your record keeping plan for 2023!

While not as fun as caring for baby animals, playing in the dirt, and growing food - record keeping is an important tool for farm success. Start the new year off right by setting your farm financial resolutions. In this two part seminar, you'll learn how to set up a record keeping system, identify your financial goals, and be ready to hit the ground running in 2023. Register to receive a fillable record keeping plan and a quarterly farm financial check list.

Cornell Cooperative Extension's Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program is a partnership between Cornell University and the five Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany, Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Steuben Counties. CCE is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities. For accommodations and accessibility concerns, please contact Katelyn Walley-Stoll by calling 716-640-0522.

Farm Ops aims to support military service members and veterans who desire to explore and/or pursue agricultural vocations. Visit us on the web at:

This event is for NYS & NJ Veterans.

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