Pasture at Lew-Lin Farm, Dryden NY
Image by Sandy Repp

Dairy cows at pasture


Cornell Cooperative Extension supports our local agriculture industry with educational programs and technical services for farmers and rural landowners with commercial and part-time agricultural business enterprises. We offer resources and programs related to dairy farming, livestock management, agronomy, ag economic development, natural resources, horticulture, maple production and much more.

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Guide to Farming

"The Guide to Farming in NY State" covers topics pertinent to planning and operating a farm business, from getting started, to selling what you produce. Free download here!

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Ag Advisor

March 2019 Newsletter

March 2019 Newsletter

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corn field that is part of a GreenSeeker Nitrogen research project

2018 Custom Rates Sheet

Click here to download the Custom Rates for 2018

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Firewood From Your Forest

You can utilize your woodlot effectively by producing firewood for others as a source of income

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Beef cattle at Polyface Farm, Va.

Raising Beef

Beef cattle comprise an important agricultural sector. Our links and resources can help to support your beef cattle operation.

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Test Your Soil!

Learn the correct way to gather soil for a soil test at Cooperative Extension.

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Last updated April 1, 2019