Contact our Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Team! We're here to assist you!
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Contact our Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Team! We're here to assist you!


Cornell Cooperative Extension supports our local agriculture industry with educational programs and technical services for farmers and rural landowners with commercial and part-time agricultural business enterprises. Our Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Program offers resources and programs related to dairy farming, livestock management, agronomy, ag economic development, natural resources, horticulture, maple production and much more.

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Capital Region Ag Team

Schenectady County is served by the Capital Region Ag Program which provides information and resources on soils & climate, ag production, local farmers' markets, and much more!

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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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Farmers' Markets

Schenectady County now has more farmers' markets and more ways to pay for local farm products to make supporting our farmers even easier.

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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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Emerald Ash Borer

Learn how to identify the Emerald Ash Borer, monitor your Ash trees, detect and report possible EAB in your trees, and more, with resources we've compiled on this site.

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Find research and links to reliable information for a variety of poultry topics and 4-H poultry programs here.

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Last updated October 3, 2017