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.

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..

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Antibiotic Residue in Milk?

The milk you buy in stores is free of antibiotics.

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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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Ag Literacy Week

"The Grapes Grow Sweet" is the book selection for 2017 Ag Literacy Week, March 20-24th. You can volunteer to read to 2nd graders in a local classroom, here...

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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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Recycling Ag Plastics

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

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Last updated January 14, 2016