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..
Recycling agricultural plastics is a big challenge for farmers and communities. Learn about Cornell's RAPP project and the "BigFoot Baler" here.
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.
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.
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.
CCE-Ontario County will offer a Pesticide Training & Recertification Series on Mondays from 7:00–9:30pm starting February 2nd.
The Cornell Vegetable Program provides resources and consulting for growers, processors and agri-business professionals in Western New York.
Last updated December 31, 2014