Vineyard in Yates County, NY

Vineyard in Yates County, NY

Grapes are an important crop in the Finger Lakes.
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Grapes are an important crop in the Finger Lakes.

Agriculture

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County offers research-based resources and education to our farming community, and addresses the overall goals of our local Ag & Farmland Protection Plans. Educators help farms to remain viable and profitable businesses by providing comprehensive, research-based information in animal and natural resource husbandry, business planning and marketing, diversified farm products, and technical and financial support opportunities. We connect clients with Cornell University faculty, Extension experts, and with other community agencies that also can provide information and support..

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Recycling Ag Plastics

Recycling agricultural plastics is a big challenge for farmers and communities. Learn about Cornell's RAPP project and the "BigFoot Baler" here.

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NWNY Regional Ag Team

Our NW New York Regional Agriculture Program serves farmers and rural landowners in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties.

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GAPS Food Safety Class

Join us for this 2-day workshop on Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) on Jan. 12 & 13 in Geneva and leave with a farm food safety plan for YOUR farm! Fee: $65/farm.

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NOFA Winter Conference

NOFA-NY's 33rd Annual Organic Farming & Gardening Conference will focus on “Soil: The Root of the Movement”; 1/23-1/25 in Saratoga Springs. Details here.

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Pesticide Training

CCE-Ontario County will offer a Pesticide Training & Recertification Series on Mondays from 7:00–9:30pm starting February 2nd.

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Cornell Vegetable Program

The Cornell Vegetable Program provides resources and consulting for growers, processors and agri-business professionals in Western New York.

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Last updated December 31, 2014