Directory of Agricultual Business in Catt. County

Ag Assistance

Who to call

Agriculture Awards

Growing in Catt. County

Are you interested in getting involved in farming, whether it be helping out or starting a farm, in Cattaraugus County?

We recommend reading what interests you at NorthEast Beginning Farmers Project by Cornell University and for the new farmer a great start is the New Farmer Hub.

Don't want to read but watch a video? Well, they have a growing library of how-to farming videos of farmers showing others what they do.

Information for New Farmers on US Dept. of Agriculture

What do you want to do?

Help, work on or own a farm?

Would you like to work on or start a dairy, vegetable, fruit, forestry, livestock or aqua farm?

What do you want to grow?

Forage Species Selector

Choosing the right livestock

Available land, farms

Resources for starting a farm in Cattaraugus County

Profile of Cattaraugus County soils

Agriculture career exploration

Looking for land? Ready to find land?

Find some available land and farms on NY Farmland Finder

Agricultural Districts in Cattaraugus County

Keep your great farmland agricultural and get a tax relief by joining a Cattaraugus County Ag District!

Established in 1971, the Agricultural Districts Law is an initiative that focuses on striking a balance between property tax relief for farmland owners, farmland preservation, and the economic viability of farming in New York State.

Learn more about the Ag Districts in Cattaraugus County

Agriculture Grants

NYS New Farmers Grant Fund

USDA Grants

USDA's Value-Added Producers Grant

View more USDA grants

Farm Safety

Free Farm Safety Trainings from the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH)

ROPS Rebate! Roll-Over Protective Structure (ROPS) with up to $865 off to retrofit your tractor! Visit the overview of How the ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure) Rebate Program Works or call 1-877-767-7748.

National Ag Safety Database

New York State Health & Safety in the Home, Workplace and Outdoors


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