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Taking Some Guesswork Out of Nitrogen Credits

April 2014 NNY Sheep and Goat News
Fertilizer Refresher for Spring 2014
Field Horsetail: A Difficult Weed to Control in Corn
Plan Now to Keep Things Cool This Summer
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Welcome to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Northern NY Regional Web Site

Please use our searchable database to find articles by NNY educators addressing local issues and for easy access to useful Cornell University web pages.  The menu headings above go to specific interest areas; use the links below for information and newsletters county by county.  This is a collaborative effort of the  six county NNY agriculture programs. For more information on Quality of Life and 4-H Youth Development, contact each county CCE office through the links below.   

CCE Clinton           CCE Essex          CCE Franklin         

CCE Jefferson          CCE Lewis         CCE St. Lawrence

A snapshot of the 6-county Northern New York agricultural industry includes:

  •       Nearly 1.3 million acres of land in agricultural production
  •       Farmers operating more than 4,000 farms
  •       Farm products with a market value that exceeds $595 million
  •       NNY farm employee payroll adding more than $52.9 million to local economy
  •       A steadily growing local foods industry with fresh and value-added products
  •       More than 600 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.

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 :

The contact person for this web site is
Anita Deming, PO Box 388, Westport NY 12993, (518) 962-4810 ext 409, ald6@cornell.edu

For emergency preparedness information, contact:
New York EDEN: Extension Disaster Education Network
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