Looking for local holiday gifts? NNY farmers produce everything from honey (photo: Jefferson County honey producer Kathy Finnerty) and cheese curd to maple treats and more. . .

Looking for local holiday gifts? NNY farmers produce honey (photo: beekeeper Kathy Finnerty),  cheese curd, maple treats and more.

Evergreen View Christmas Tree Farm; photo: Melissa Spence

Evergreen View Christmas Tree Farm; photo: Melissa Spence

LATEST INFO & NEWS: November 2015
CCE: Helping You Put Knowledge to Work

Meet Beekeeper Kathy Finnerty

Meet The Farmers: Evergreen View Christmas Tree Farm

Immature and Frosted Corn Silage Considerations

Managing Rural Noise, Dust and Odors

Sheep and Goat Winter Feeding Tips

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Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension’s NNY Regional Agriculture Web Site
A collaborative effort of the 6 NNY County CCE agriculture programs
Use the searchable database to find NNY CCE educator articles and for easy access to Cornell University web pages. The menu headings above take you to specific interest areas; use the links below for information by county. For info on quality of life and 4-H youth development, contact each county CCE office.

CCE Clinton CCE Essex CCE Franklin

CCE Jefferson CCE Lewis CCE St. Lawrence

Snapshot of the 6-county NNY agricultural industry:

  • Nearly 1.17 million acres of land in agricultural production
  • Farmers operating more than 4,300 farms
  • Farm products with a market value that exceeds $752 million
  • NNY farm employee payroll adding more than $67.1 million to local economy
  • A steadily growing local foods industry with fresh and value-added products
  • More than 700 farms selling direct to consumers
  • Land resources to support steady growth of the maple industry
  • A burgeoning cold-hardy grapes industry with full-fledged winery regions in the Champlain Valley and St. Lawrence Seaway.
NNY Ag Data Census Data
Agricultural education is well-represented throughout the NNY region. In addition to the six Cornell Cooperative Extension associations providing technical assistance and outreach, there are :

For emergency preparedness information, contact:
New York EDEN: Extension Disaster Education Network
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The contact person for this CCE NNY website is
Anita Deming, PO Box 388, Westport NY 12993, 518-962-4810 x409, ald6@cornell.edu