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5th Annual Small Grains Field Day
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5th Annual Small Grains Field Day

CCE Ulster Ag Team: Justin O'Dea, Christian Malsatzki, Jason Detzel, Sam Meigs, Jim O'Connell
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CCE Ulster Ag Team: Justin O'Dea, Christian Malsatzki, Jason Detzel, Sam Meigs, Jim O'Connell

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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.

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Questions?  Contact Carrie at 845-340-3990 x311 or email

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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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Produce Donations

Fruit and Vegetable donations from New York State farmers will be accepted for Hurricane Relief from September 14 - October 31. Feeding America is handling transportation. Contributing farms will receive a record of donation. Click here for details.

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Sep-Oct: Beginning Farmer Series

Join us for a valuable 3-class series for new and aspiring land owners and aspiring or beginning farmers. Topics include managing land, matching livestock to land; fruit and vegetable production; and livestock production for beginning farmers.

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Grape and Berry Manuals

New publication series in English, with Spanish translations, including detailed illustrations. The manuals are designed for worker training on proper pruning, harvest and sterilization methods.

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

Last updated September 15, 2017