Farm Advisors

The FARM Advisor Program provides free on-site farm evaluations to help FARM Program participants gain a better understanding of their farmland’s agricultural potential as well as to develop recommendations to prepare the land for supporting a farm operation.

Before requesting a visit with a FARM Advisor please read and complete the materials below. To get make the most of your visit, we ask that you are prepared, our FARM advisors volunteer their time to help you.

To request a visit, please click here to download and complete the form. After receiving your signed request form, CLC staff will contact you to schedule a visit!

A Landowners' Guide to Leasing to a Farmer, Land for Good (excerpt)
Soil Map Units and Web Soil Survey, USDA

Activity: use the Columbia County or Dutchess County Soil Survey to identify and describe the predominate soil types on your land.