• Farm Viability provides farm owners with one-on-one planning services such as: Full Business Plans, Enterprise Analysis, Cash Flow Plans, and Transfer Plans.

  • In the Water Quality Business Analysis program farm owners can work one-on-one with a business educator to evaluate changes facing the farm including: Strategic Planning, Integrating Conservation and Business Planning, and Project Support.

  • Through the Maple Business Benchmark project maple business owners will work one on one with a farm business adviser to calculate their financial cost of production for the maple enterprise.

  • Forest Business program offers forest managers and forest products businesses with one-on-one planning for business analysis and sustainable forest management.


UVM Extension Agricultural Business engages with farm, forest and maple enterprises using planning and educational resources to promote a strong agricultural economy. Our experienced team delivers one-to-one, small group and online learning opportunities that enhance decision-making and viability. Our programs and research provide direction for key stakeholders to advance initiatives that improve business outcomes in a dynamic agricultural sector. View programs below for more information on registration and program details.

Farm Viability
Forest Business
Maple Business
Water Quality Business Analysis


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UVM Extension Farm Viability works with farmers all over Vermont. Our team brings decades of experience in farm business planning. See Our Team page for more information.

For general inquiries, contact Corinne Cooper, the Administrative Assistant for the Berlin office and she will direct you: (802) 476-2003.