Farm Animal Safety and Management Training

CCE Allegany County is offering aspiring, beginning and transitioning farmers a training focused on understanding how to work with livestock.

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26th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop

Presenters are brought in from both private and public sectors to provide participants with up-to-date information on forestry issues.

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Hiring Agricultural Community Educator

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County has an opening for a full-time Agricultural Community Educator. Seeking a highly motivated individual with understanding of general agriculture, dairy science, soils and field crops.

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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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#4HGrowsHere

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 February 15, 2018