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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 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). Currently, we offer access to the following publications and e-alerts available.  

** Do you think you're already on our list and want to check/update your info?  Use the form above or contact Carrie at 845-340-3990 x311 or email cad266@cornell.edu. We are always happy to update your record with us! **  

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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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3/30: Livestock Summit

Calling experienced livestock producers and supporting agencies/industries! We know you face tremendous challenges to grow your business. What are the undeveloped opportunities and how can we collectively address them?

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4/22: Ag Land Evaluation

Farmland Assessment: Join agricultural educators and visit nearby agricultural land and local farm operations to learn what a renter or buyer of agricultural land should know before making a purchase or signing a lease.

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May Classes: Parasite Control

Parasites are the most important limiting factor in small ruminant flocks. In this class we will discuss the lifecycle and biology of parasites affecting small ruminants and the many ways to treat and prevent them.

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Contact

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

Last updated March 15, 2017