Come discover our local agriculture August 12, 2017

Come discover our local agriculture August 12, 2017

Richard Ball speaks to a State Department delegation about his role in the local food movement and Farm to School (2010)

Richard Ball speaks to a State Department delegation about his role in the local food movement and Farm to School (2010)

Agriculture

Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties 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..

Contact us!

Reach Agriculture Program Leader David Cox at dgc23@cornell.edu (518) 234-4303, ext. 119.

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Equipment Damage

Electrical equipment exposed to water can be very dangerous if re-energized without proper reconditioning or replacement. This 8-page booklet from NEMA provides guidelines for what you should do.

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Farm Energy

Renewable energy and farming are a winning combination.

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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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Dairy Producers Resources

Information for dairy farmers, including links to regional teams and local information.

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Dairy & Field Crops Team

The CNY Dairy & Field Crops Team serves Chenango, Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Otsego, Saratoga and Schoharie Counties to help producers maintain a strong dairy industry in our region.

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Farm Safety

Farm Safety is a priority for us. Visit our Farm Safety page for more information and resources.

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Last updated September 15, 2017