UVM Extension Farm Viability works with farmers all over Vermont. Our team brings decades of experience in farm business planning. Contact any of our staff listed below to find out what business planning program is right for you.
Bennington: Betsy Miller, Farm Business Planning, 1-800-287-1552 ext 252, Betsy.Miller@uvm.edu
Berlin: Thomas Leahey, Agriculture Business Program Specialist, 1-866-860-1382 ext 216, Thomas.Leahey@uvm.edu
Berlin: Mark Cannella, Farm Business Management Specialist, 1-866-860-1382 ext 207, Mark.Cannella@uvm.edu
Rutland: Chris Lindgren, Forest Business Educator, 1-800-281-6977 ext 274, Christopher.Lindgren@uvm.edu
St. Albans: Tony Kitsos, Farm Management Educator, 1-800-639-2130 ext 440, Tony.Kitsos@uvm.edu
St. Albans: Zachary Smith, Agricultural Business Educator, 1-800-639-2130 ext 446, email@example.com
We also have dozens of special consultants and partners who work on projects with us.
If you need assistance accessing the Farm Viability website, please contact Mark Cannella: 1-866-860-1382 ext 207
COVID-19 Business Support
If your farm or forest business is under pressure to plan for COVID-19 disruption, we are available for business coaching and can assist with locating resources. For help with critical business decision-making, assessing changes to markets, financial planning and other issues facing your enterprises, make an appointment by email or leaving a voicemail:
For Agriculture related inquiries: Betsy Miller (Program Coordinator), Betsy.Miller@uvm.edu, 802-447-7582 ext. 252
For Forest Business related inquries: Chris Lindgren (Forest Business Educator), Christopher.Lindgren@uvm.edu, 1-800-281-6977 ext 274
Please see our blog post for a list of COVID-19 related resources.