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Agriculture

Centrally located in the Mid-Hudson/Catskill region of New York State, Ulster County is home to a diverse array of agricultural enterprises and a long agricultural history. The fertile valleys of Ulster County have been cultivated for over 700 years, and the region was one of the earliest major agricultural areas in the United States, producing food for local populations, New York City, and export markets.  Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County has been a leader in providing technical assistance and training to farmers in the County since 1913.

To be added to or update your info. on our Ag Program's mailing list, please fill out the form here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Ag-Program-Mailing-List. We send event notices, newsletters and grower e-alerts based on your interests (mostly via email only).  For publications and e-alerts which we currently offer click here

Questions?  Contact Carrie at 845-340-3990 x311 or email cad266@cornell.edu.

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2017 Ag Supporters

Please check out our list of supporting individuals and agribusinesses. We thank them for their support of our program, which helps us to continue our important work in Ulster County agriculture!

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6/12: Small Grains Field Day

The field day is an opportunity to see grain varieties that are being tested in our region and learn more about production and current research from Cornell faculty, Extension educators and Farm Hub managers.

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7/12: Chick Hatching

Learn what you need to know to hatch chickens and how to care for baby chicks!

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7/15: Owning Donkeys

Join CCE Ulster County, in collaboration with Little Brays of Sunshine, for this class on owning donkeys, taught by Steve Stiert, owner of Donkey Park.

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Contact

Carrie Anne Doyle
Program Asst. - Commercial Agriculture and Community Horticulture
cad266@cornell.edu
(845) 340-3990 x311

Last updated May 24, 2017