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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Are you thinking about adding goats and sheep to your farm? In this course for beginners, we will discuss the feed, water, and housing needs of small ruminants, parasite issues, and the growing market for the animals in our urban areas.
Learn about raising your own chickens for meat or egg production. This beginner class will cover it all, whether you're thinking of raising a few chickens in your backyard or starting your own chicken-based enterprise.
Learn the basics and benefits of rotating your animals. This course will cover site selection, fence building, water systems, and setting your goals to get the most out of your time, your resources, and your animals.
Last updated February 14, 2018