Cornell Small Farms Program

Cornell Small Farms Program


Hello Small Farmers - Online Course Registration Open


We are excited to announce open registration for online courses for small farmers of all experience levels. Our website is:

Our suite of courses cover a range of technical and business topics any farmer needs to succeed. Experienced farmers and extension educators guide students through six-week courses that include weekly live webinars, videos, and resources. From the comfort of your own home, connect with instructors and other farmers and access all the content at a flexible pace. If you aren’t able to attend the webinars in real-time, they are always recorded for later viewing.

Course costs range from $195 - $295, which entitles two people from a single farm to attend. Discounts for early sign up and multiple course sign ups are available, as well as a special discount for veterans. Participants who complete a course are eligible to be endorsed for a 0% interest loan through

From aspiring to experienced farmers, there is a course for nearly everyone. There’s a handy chart on our on course homepage to direct you to the right course for you.

You can check out the listings on our site for more information on a particular course and the instructors. Also, you can learn more about registration, payment, computer requirements, and more on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

If you still have questions, you can contact our online course managers:

Erica Frenay at

Steve Gabriel at

About the Cornell Small Farms Program

The Cornell Small Farms Program helps farmers get expert assistance to facilitate all phases of small farm business development, from initial growth to optimization to maturity.  


The program is a joint effort of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Last updated July 9, 2021