Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE)
The Cornell Cooperative Extension website provides an overview of CCE programs across New York State.
Cornell Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)
Information about the National GAPs Program and upcoming GAPs events.
NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets
CCE REGIONAL AGRICULTURE TEAMS
Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Program
Cornell Vegetable Program
Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program
Finger Lakes Grape Program
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program
Lake Ontario Fruit Program
NWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program
South Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Program
The Cornell Guidelines offer the latest information on topics such as pest management and crop production. Each title in the series is updated by Cornell University researchers and Extension specialists and is designed as a practical guide for agricultural and horticultural crop producers, turf and landscape managers, crop consultants and industry advisers.
Organic Production Guides
Organic Production Guides for 8 vegetable groups, tree and small fruit, and dairy.
Cornell Small Farms Program
NE Beginning Farmer Program
Cornell Dairy Foods Extension Website
This website lists the dates of different dairy food workshops that Cornell University offers to the public.
NYS Regulations for Processing Milk
This site lists regulations that must be adhered to when manufacturing milk in New York State
Pasteurized Milk Ordinance
This document lists out Grade A regulations for manufacturing milk and dairy products in the United States
GREENHOUSE & TUNNELS
Cornell University High Tunnel
This site provides growers with more information from Cornell's high tunnel team: types of structures, business and marketing resources, and crops that grow particularly well in the tunnel environment.
SARE Season Extension Topic Room
A section of the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) website, the season extension topic room provides nationwide research in the areas of variety trials, fertility management, pest management, water management, energy, and marketing and economics.
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Regional Food
Food hub impacts on regional food systems, and the resources available to support their growth and development
National Good Food Network
The National Good Food Network is bringing together people from all parts of the rapidly emerging good food system, to include producers, buyers, distributors, advocates, investors and funders, to create a community dedicated to scaling up good food sourcing and access. Click on the link to access a vast database of food hub resources, to include hundreds of archived webinars.
HEALTHY FOOD INCENTIVES
Fair Food Network
Read the SNAP Healthy Food Incentives Cluster Analysis report to see how these programs are addressing issues of food access, growing the economy and supporting local farmers.
NEW YORK STATE PRODUCE AUCTIONS
How to purchase at the NYS Produce Auctions
Produce Auctions in NYS (map)
Artisan Cheeses of Western New York
May 17, 2017Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County and Harvest New York present Artisan Cheeses of Western New York. Western New York is producing some of the most interesting and most thoughtfully created artisan cheeses in the state. Cornell Cooperative Extension Dairy Processing Specialist (and Harvest NY team member) Carl Moody will give an overview of the cheese-making process and share what artisan cheesemakers are doing in the region as well as samples of some of their best work.
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
East Aurora, NY
Cured Meats Workshop
May 31 - June 1, 2017The Cured Meats Workshop is tailored to small-scale meat processors and restaurant owners interested in creating a value-added meat product for their customers.
Alternative Markets for Malting BarleyWhat will you do if the malting barley you've grown does not meet the specs of your maltster? Plan ahead for an alternative market for rejected barley. This can help minimize economic losses if the crop is rejected based on grain quality
Harvest NY, together with CCE Erie County, has put together an informative flyer about Malting Barley Alternative Markets. The publication covers market opportunities for rejected barley and potential buyers. Read more...