Growing Produce for Auction

Topics include: How to grow profitably at a new produce auction, Beyond Tomatoes! Alternative crops for high tunnels, Disease resistance in tomatoes and cucumbers and more...

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Penn York Ag-stravaganza

​The Penn York Ag-stravaganza is a partnership project between Potter County Conservation District, Potter county Extension and Allegeny County Extension.

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BF 103: Taking Care of Business

Starting a successful farm means navigating a long list of business, insurance, and regulatory issues, and planning ahead for these saves you time, money, and headaches, offering you freedom to focus on production.

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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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MeatSuite Marketing Website Expanding

The Meat Suite, developed by CCE Tompkins County, an online directory where consumers can find a farm that is selling locally raised meat in quarters or halves. A recent grant from NYFVI will allow expansion into other counties including Allegany.

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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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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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Storing Firewood

Unlike most fuels, firewood can be stored indefinitely, safely and without degrading. Learn correct storage techniques here.

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Woodstove Maintenance

Proper maintenance is crucial to ensure that your wood heating appliances will function safely and efficiently. Learn how to keep your stove in top shape here.

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Last updated February 8, 2017