Planting5-17JoeL722.5LATEST INFO & NEWS: May 2016
CCE: Helping You Put Knowledge to Work

Rye Cover Crop Termination Tips

Bunk Silo Density for Corn Silage or Haylage:
When More IS Better

Meet Your NNY Farmers: Red Barn Meats

Mare's Tail

Watch for Horseweed in 2016

Plan for First Cutting Success Now

Avoid Dairy Overcrowding & Indigestion for Your Cows & You

How Will El Nino Impact Crops in 2016?

New Corn/Soybean Herbicides for 2016

2016 Farmers Tax Calendar

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Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension’s NNY Regional Agriculture Web Site
Educator articles * Easy access to Cornell University web pages
* Contact County CCE offices:  Clinton  Essex  Franklin  Jefferson  Lewis   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.
  • 19 school districts offering agricultural educationand 15 FFA Chapters, 675-plus student-members
  • 4 research farms: Cornell Willsboro Research FarmCornell Uihlein Maple Research Station, Cornell Uihlein Potato Research Station, Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm
  • Northern New York Agricultural Development Program (NNYADP): farmer-driven small grants program funding critical on-farm research
  • Miner Institute: accredited courses in agriculture, innovative research.

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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