Dairy cows in pasture, Dryden NY
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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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4-H Fall Festival & Chicken BBQ!

Join us at Ithaca's Tractor Supply Co. on Saturday, Oct. 20, 10am-3pm for giant pumpkin weigh-in & awards, chicken BBQ, live animal display, fun activities & MORE!

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Propagating Fruit & Nut Trees

Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres will demonstrate techniques for propagating edible tree species, at this workshop on Wednesday October 25. Sign up online.

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Farmer Workshop

Learn about the grant opportunities for farmers at this FREE informational workshop for farmers at Candor Fire Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30-8:00pm.

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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 October 8, 2018