Winter Weather

Find tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and more, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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Dairy Bowl Practice

Open to youth between 8-18 interested in learning more about dairy cattle and the dairy industry. You don't have live on a farm or own animals to participate.

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Hiring Agriculture/4-H Educator

Cooperative Extension of Allegany County has an opening for a full-time Agriculture and 4-H Youth Development Educator for the Belmont, NY office. Go to the Jobs page for the link to apply.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Cooperative Extension Education Centers to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!


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Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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2017 Census of Agriculture

In December farmers and ranchers across the nation will start receiving the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Producers can mail in their completed census form, or respond online via the improved web questionnaire.

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Growing Hemp

Interested in growing industrial hemp on your farm? Here are detailed resources compiled by Cornell on all aspects of industrial hemp culture in New York State.

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In order to enroll, youth must be 8 – 19 years old in the current calendar year. We also offer a program called Cloverbuds for youth who are 5-7 years old. 4-H is open to everyone regardless of race, religion, color, sex or place of residence.

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Sheep & Goats

Find resources from Cornell and elsewhere on sheet and goat management, as well as 4-H programs on these species.

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4-H Dairy

The 4-H Dairy project offers year-round events and activities for youth. You don't need to own dairy animals or live on a farm to participate. Below are some of the opportunities.

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Last updated January 4, 2018