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Welcome to the Agriculture page! Find links to important documents, current news topics in the agricultural field and tons of useful resources to beginner and novice farmers alike!

Enroll in Our Agriculture Program!

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers vital resources to the Agricultural Community. Our mission is to enable people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work. One of the main ways that we aim to accomplish this goal is through our Agriculture Program enrollment. Enrolling is easy and can benefit you, your farm, or even your home garden in many ways. Some of the enrollment benefits you will receive:


  • Link to Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Animal and plant science & management education
  • Applied research on farms in our community
  • Workforce development for the dairy industry
  • Connecting consumers to locally grown foods
  • Marketing education for producers who sell direct to consumers
  • Food safety education to protect & preserve quality local foods
  • Natural resource education in forestry, maple & beekeeping
  • Support development of community gardens
  • Classes & discussion groups for gardeners, growers & homesteaders

2019 Enrollment Form


Invasive Species

An invasive species is "a species that is non-native to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health."

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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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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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Meat Weights

A number of different terms are used by livestock producers to describe the weight of their product. Learn the definitions and differences here.

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Lynn Bliven
Ag & Natural Resources Issue Leader
585-268-7644 ext 18

Last updated January 7, 2019