Farm Open House: for Military Veterans and Their Families

Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a Farm Open House at Burley Berries for Military Veterans who are curious about, aspiring to be or are currently farming. Active and Retired Veterans and their families are encouraged to attend.

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Sowing the Other Half of the Garden

Quite often we (gardeners) are content to plant once and reap our rewards. Consider planting twice this year and getting twice the harvest with many early maturing vegetable varieties.

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Show Me the Money: Grazing Strategies for Farm Profitability

This day-long conference, which is a follow-up to last year’s Grasstravaganza, will highlight the use of cover crops for grazing and improving soil health.

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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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Healthy Recipes

Just 1lb of ground meat feeds 8 people, with added beans and veggies, in these "Turkey Tacos" from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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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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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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Farm Safety

Farm Safety is a priority for us. Visit our Farm Safety page for more information and resources.

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Last updated June 15, 2017