• Extension helps NY brewers, growers raise a pint

    Harvest NY Farm-to-Pint tours spotlight Empire State craft beer supply chain.

  • From Farm To Pint
    Harvest New York Farm to Pint Tour

    Designed to follow the life-cycle of a pint of locally brewed beer, the inaugural Harvest New York Field to Pint Craft Brewery Tour, held June 29, provided growers, malsters and brewers a closeup look at the various aspects in craft beverage production. Meeting at the CCE of Washington County headquarters, the group visited fields of malting barley right before harvest, hop bines and a working craft malt house.

  • Cuomo signs bill, invests in industrial hemp at Cornell event

    New legislation signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on July 12 removes legal obstacles impeding access to hemp seed in a bid to streamline research and farming opportunities in New York.

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  • Darwin string thinner
    Lake Ontario Fruit Team partners with growers to study orchard innovation

    As apple blossom thinning chemicals come under fire, Cornell Cooperative Extension's (CCE) Mario Miranda Sazo, orchard management and mechanization specialist with CCE’s Lake Ontario Fruit Team, recently completed a three-year study on a mechanical thinning alternative. The research project - the largest study of its kind in North America - was conducted in partnership with Lamont Fruit Farm in Waterport, New York.

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Judson Reid

Extension Vegetable Specialist interested in greenhouse production, small farming operations, and Eastern fresh-market vegetables.

2017 Agriculture, Food & Environmental Systems In-Service

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We invite you to attend the 2017 Agriculture, Food & Environmental Systems In-Service. 

Registrations closes October 13th, 2017

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