Dairy cows in pasture, Dryden NY
Image by Sandy Repp

Dairy cows in pasture, Dryden NY

Find lists of local producers here on our site!

Find lists of local producers here on our site!

Haying in Ulysses
Image by Sandy Repp

Haying in Ulysses

Crows in a cornfield, winter
Image by Sandy Repp

Crows in a cornfield, winter

Agriculture

CCE-Tompkins is unique among local organizations in offering a continuum of education and resources that  enable it to address a food systems issues in a holistic way.  By working at a food-system level, we can more effectively respond to cross-cutting needs such as food safety, food access, local agriculture and community infrastructure. We offer resources for farmers, and consumers, to help strengthen our local and regional food systems.

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Carbon Farming

Dr. Jeffrey Creque of the Marin Carbon Project and local farmers will discuss how farmers can sequester carbon, in this free presentation on 9/26 at TC Public library.

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Silvopasture Workshop

Learn more about silvopasture -- integrating trees, animals and forages in a whole system approach- in this class with Steve Gabriel on Wednesday, Oct 3, 6-8pm. Fee$.

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Nut Trees!

In this class on11/29, Brian Caldwell and Akiva Silver will cover growing, harvesting & processing nuts, best varieties for NY, and we'll try samples! $Fee.

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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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Meat Suite

The Meat Suite is a website designed by Cooperative Extension educators to help consumers find locally produced, high quality meats to purchase in bulk.

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Seed Money for the Future

This new fund will support innovative projects in agriculture and horticulture, in honor of Monika Roth, retiring Ag Issue Leader at CCE-Tompkins.

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Contact

Monika Roth
Agriculture Specialist (Part-Time)
mr55@cornell.edu
(607) 272-2292 ext. 126

Last updated September 13, 2018