Ed Staehr

Ed Staehr

Senior Extension Associate

Executive Director, NY FarmNet

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

Faculty Expertise

  • Farm and Agribusiness Management
  • Applied Economics
  • Family Business
  • Management
  • Food and Agricultural Economics
  • Management Communication

Contact

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
607.255.4121
aes6@cornell.edu
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Biography

Ed Staehr is the executive director for NY FarmNet in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. His organization helps farm families who are experiencing personal or financial stress, as well as farms that wish to link one generation to the next through farm transfers, partnerships, retirement and estate planning, and business planning. NY FarmNet provides free, confidential consulting to farm families throughout New York State. A key interest for Staehr is increasing the number of farm business transfers from one generation to the next.


Selected Publications

  • Staehr, Ed. "Human resource risk and succession planning: Implementing an integrated personal and financial consulting model in New York State" Agricultural Finance Review. 75.1 (2015): 133-139
  • Conneman, G.; McGonigal, J.; Crispell, C.; Staehr, Ed. "Working with Farm Family Businesses – Some Suggestions and Procedures for Quality Advising" EB 2015-01. (2015)
  • Staehr, Ed. "Will grains hit a cliff?" American Agriculturist, Ed. John Vogel. Farm Progress Companies. (2013): 33
  • Staehr, Ed. "NY FarmNet Offers Executive Education to Attorneys Working with Farm Families" NY FarmNet Annual Report. (2016)
  • Staehr, Ed. "Grains Outlook Chapter" NY Economic Handbook, Ed. Wayne Knoblauch. Dyson School. (2012): 5,1-5,10
  • Staehr, Ed. "NY FarmNet is Here to Help You Cope With Disaster" Grassroots. NY Farm Bureau. December (2011): 5

Awards and Honors

  • Smith Family Business Initiative Fellow (2016) Johnson School, Cornell University
  • Faculty Fellow (2014) Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future
  • Outstanding Accomplishments in Extension/Outreach (2006) CALS
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Leadership Society (2004) CALS

Academic Degrees

  • MPS Cornell University, 1994
  • BS Cornell University, 1988

In the news

May 10, 2016
Presentation to The NYS Senate Agriculture Committee, Keeping Farms Growing

June 07, 2016
Senate Ag Committee Discusses Keeping Farms 'in The Family', Growing Next Generation of Agribusiness Owners