Agricultural Literacy Week 2018 (March 19-23)

What is Agricultural Literacy Week (ALW)? In celebration of New York agriculture, volunteers throughout the state read a book with an agricultural theme to second graders.

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Before we eat

2017 Census of Agriculture

There’s Still Time to Respond to the 2017 Census of Agriculture: USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) needs a Census of Agriculture response from ALL the nation’s producers.

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Stressed?! What to Do About It - Webinar

Farmers and farm families are faced with a variety of stressors on a daily basis. Learning to manage feelings and behaviors during hectic times takes time, practice, and help from a professional.

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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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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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County Fair Regstration forms

looking for county fair registrations details

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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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Ticks have eight legs! There are all kinds of ticks: American dog ticks, brown dog ticks, Lone Star ticks, deer ticks and this list goes on!

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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 March 14, 2018