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New York State Office

State Executive Director

Jim Barber

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State Office Address

441 S. Salina St
Suite 536
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 477-6300
(315) 477-6323

Welcome to New York Farm Service Agency


Farm Service Agency in New York

The New York offices of the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) serve the over 30,000 farms in New York. Agriculture is a vital industry to the economy of the Empire State with over $8 billion in sales annually. FSA County Offices are located throughout the state to deliver a variety of congressionally authorized credit and commodity programs to all of New York's farmers and producers. Through the administration of these programs FSA works to increase economic opportunity and improve the quality of life for America’s farmers. 

The New York FSA State Office is located in Syracuse while our 40 County Offices serve the needs of local farmers. Our staff work diligently in support of the FSA mission: equitably serving all farmers, ranchers and producers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans. Please visit our website periodically to obtain the most up-to-date agriculture information affecting you in New York.


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FSA Calendar

Feb 16, noon

FSA Friday Webinar - FSA Farm Loans – an overview of the funding opportunities available from FSA’s Farm Loan Programs, including information on microloans, operating loans, and ownership loans as well as Farm Storage Facility Loans. REGISTER HERE

Feb 19 All Offices Closed for Washington’s Birthday
Feb 21 6:30-7:30 pm

Free NAP Webinar from CCE & FSA

Plan to join us on Wednesday, February 21st at 6:30 for a FREE webinar from CCE and FSA on NAP – the Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program. Registration is required and is available using this link.

Feb 23, noon

FSA Friday Webinar - Urban/Small Farms and USDA – Learn what FSA, as well as Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) can offer urban and small acreage growers. REGISTER HERE 

Feb 27 6:30-7:30 pm

Webinario Gratuito De FSA y CCE NAP

NAP (Por sus siglas en inglés) Programa de asistencia en casos de desastre para cultivos no asegurados. De la Agencia de Servicios Agrícolas (FSA) del USDA NAP ofrece asistencia financiera a productores de cultivos no asegurados para protegerlos contra desastres naturales que causan menores rendimientos o pérdidas de cultivos, o impiden la siembra de cultivos. Es necesario registrarse y está disponible a través de este enlace.

March 15 Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) Coverage Deadline for most spring planted fruits and vegetables
March 15

ARC/PLC Annual Enrollment Deadline

April 1

Marketing Assistance Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments Deadline for prior year harvested wheat, barley and oats



Want to Work for FSA?

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is one of the agencies under the umbrella of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). We provide funding and loans approved by Congress to America's farmers and landowners in the areas of conservation, disaster assistance, price supports commodity, livestock and farm loans. 

We are looking for hard working individuals who have excellent customer service skills and possess the ability to learn how to use policy and the computer to get the job done.  A background in agriculture is preferred but not necessary.   

Click here to see what positions, if any, we are currently hiring for Farm Service Agency in New York. You can also "Save this search" on usajobs.gov to set up an email alert for when new jobs are posted in New York.

FSA Position Chart


New York Farm Service Agency State Committee

  • Committee Chair Norman Greig – Red Hook (Dutchess Co.)

  • Larry Eckhardt - Stephentown (Rensselaer Co.)

  • Jill Gould - Pavilion (Genesee Co.)

  • Julian Mangano - Castorland (Lewis Co.)

  • Michael McMahon - Homer (Cortland Co.)


New York Farm Loan Program Handbooks

NY 1-FLP Handbook
NY 2-FLP Handbook
NY 3-FLP Handbook
NY 4-FLP Handbook
NY 5-FLP Handbook
NY 6-FLP Handbook
NY 7-FLP Handbook