Agriculture represents an important economic sector in Columbia and Greene Counties. Farms create direct economic benefits, provide our residents with fresh local foods, support other local businesses across many sectors, and preserve the rural character that our residents and visitors value so highly. Cornell Cooperative Extension supports local agriculture by providing resources for farmers, and consumers, to help strengthen our local and regional food systems.
Join Bob Beyfuss for this class on Sept. 21 and "Learn to Grow Ginseng". We'll cover how you can get started growing ginseng! $15/person, register online.
Removal of large accumulations of snow from your barn roof is best done in a systematic way to reduce the risk of injury or death to you and to barn occupants.
The Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Team serves the needs of commercial vegetable, tree fruit, grape and berry growers in our region.
Find resources from Cornell and elsewhere on sheet and goat management, as well as 4-H programs on these species.
Last updated November 1, 2017