Many new farmers get started with poultry, because it's a relatively low-investment enterprise with a fairly quick turnaround time from investment to revenue. This course will get you started with all the basic information to build a successful farm.
Come join us and enjoy the many faces of agriculture represented from throughout the county. Sample local products as appetizers before enjoying an expertly catered meal prepared from food produced in Allegany County.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County's Master Gardeners will be hosting pH Clinics:
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!
Decisions about aquatic weeds have consequences for swimming, fishing, and environmental quality. We recommend a step-by-step approach to weed management.
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.
NYSERDA offers energy audits to help eligible farms and on-farm producers identify ways to save energy and money on utility bills.
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.
First imported as a hedging material, Buckthorn out-competes native plants, degrades wildlife habitat, and lacks natural "controls" such as insects or diseases.
What is the Land Grant system, and how does your local Cooperative Extension office fit into it? Find out who we are and what we do, here!
Last updated August 25, 2016