Farm preparedness in the 2020s is a lot more sophisticated than locking the barn door before the horse gets out. The “Modern On-Farm Preparedness” series of workshops and webinars offered by the Cornell Cooperative Extension and other dairy-related agencies starts ...Read More »
Wineries in the Finger Lakes have been experiencing evidence of climate change for some time, but there may be things owners can do to mitigate its effects. That came out of a panel discussion last week at Ravines Wine Cellars in ...
Tagged with: Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell University David Wolfe Hans Walter-Peterson Hunt Country Vineyards Nature Conservancy Paul Brock Ravines Wine Cellars Silver Thread Vineyard Suzanne HuntRead More »
A new online guide helps Wyoming County farms and producers reach out to consumers on the go. The “Buy Wyoming County Grown” website makes available a listing of producers offering apples to zucchini, and bedding plants to Christmas trees. Until ...Read More »
When it comes to agriculture, the industry is no Silicon Valley. Surveys conducted just a few years ago found that the average American farmer was 58 while the average American computer programmer was 31. The food and agriculture workforce has only gotten older since ...Read More »
The conversation at the feed counter lamenting that the latest soybean crop won’t be any good when it’s harvested might actually be a cry for help. Wyoming County officials are offering a workshop Jan. 17 to help train colleagues, friends ...Read More »
A federal agriculture grant of $640,000 will help re-establish an urban youth 4-H program run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County. The grant from the Children, Youth and Families at Risk Sustainable Community Project of the U.S. Department ...Read More »
Despite the ups and downs of this year’s growing season, the local apple harvest has turned out to be pretty typical after all. Even with the heavy downpours of spring, some overly dry patches in the summer and an autumn ...Read More »