Chautauqua County's dairy industry is valued at about 70 million dollars.
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Chautauqua County's dairy industry is valued at about 70 million dollars.

We have the highest number of Grape acreage in NYS counties.

We have the highest number of Grape acreage in NYS counties.

​BQA Training and Beef Field Day
Saturday, October 6, 2018
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

​BQA Training and Beef Field Day Saturday, October 6, 2018 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Agriculture

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County offers research-based resources and education to our farming community and the general public. Educators help farms to remain viable and profitable businesses by providing comprehensive, research-based information in animal and natural resource husbandry, business planning and marketing, diversified farm products, and technical and financial support opportunities. We connect clients with Cornell University faculty, Extension experts, and with other community agencies that also can provide information and support..

USDA IS HIRING

Our friends and colleagues at USDA are hiring, please see details below. Please also share with anyone you feel would be interested or could spread the word.

USDA Farm Service Agency is advertising for the position of a Program Technician at the Jamestown, NY location. The position is a full-time position involving a wide range of technical and administrative duties related to FSA programs and loan making. Applications and more information are available on USAjobs.gov, announcement - FSA-18-0619-MB. You may also contact the local office for more information at 716-664-2351, extension 2. The closing date for all applications through USAjobs is 10/1/2018.  

Veggies

2018 Vegetable Varieties

Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2018!

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Livestock

We work with beef, sheep, goat, hog, horse, and poultry producers in this region to help you achieve more efficient and profitable outcomes on your farm.

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Farmers' Markets

You'll find the freshest local vegetables, meats, specialty products, and more at Chautauqua County's local farmers' markets.

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Join Us!

To take full advantage of our Agriculture Program resources, subscribe now as a member. Rates vary according to your program of interest. Call for more information

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Raising Beef

Beef cattle comprise an important agricultural sector. Our links and resources can help to support your beef cattle operation.

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2017-2018 L.E.A.F. Workshop Series

Check back here often as we add more workshops!

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Last updated September 20, 2018