Within NY State, Onondaga County ranks first in acres of strawberries.
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Within NY State, Onondaga County ranks first in acres of strawberries.

We rank fourth in production of poultry and eggs...

and in the top ten in production of wheat, corn and other grains.

and in the top ten in production of wheat, corn and other grains.

Local lands are well suited to dairy and livestock production,
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Local lands are well suited to dairy and livestock production,

Contact us to day to see how we can help your farming operation thrive.

Agriculture

Agriculture has been a cornerstone of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County since our founding in 1915. Today, agriculture is an important, $137 million engine in our local economy.  CCE-Onondaga County is committed to keeping our agricultural industry growing and strong.


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Recycling Ag Plastics

Recycling agricultural plastics is a big challenge for farmers and communities. Learn about Cornell's RAPP project and the "BigFoot Baler" here.

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Dairy Resources

Visit our suggested links and fact sheets for information that can help your dairy run efficiently and stay profitable.

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Flooded Gardens & Crops

Is produce from your flooded garden still safe to eat? Find out more information on our site.

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Farm Safety

Farm Safety is a priority for us. Visit our Farm Safety page for more information and resources.

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Guide to Urban Farming in NY

This publication from the Cornell Small Farms Program covers topics from rooftop agriculture to inner city community farms, from corn to chickens and everything in between!

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No Open Burning!

Open burning is punishable by law and can lead to fines starting at $375, so be sure you know the law. Find regulations, and alternatives to burning, here.

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Contact

Erin Hull
Program Educator, Rural Agriculture
elh233@cornell.edu
(315) 424.9485 x224

Last updated March 7, 2015