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News

Stay up to date with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County's Happenings! Here we highlight our Recent Events, Success Stories, and Press Releases. 

November 2017

Dairy Calf Management Class Offered

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The Importance of Food Safety

Interpreting Soil Sample Reports

Farmer & Buyer Mixers

October 2017

Raising Poultry for Egg Production

A Collaborative Effort - EBC & Cornell University Team Up To Produce Harvest Ale

Heidi Moss Recognized as 4-H SuperYouth

October is National Apple Month

Chautauqua County 4-H Begins New Year


September 2017

Visit the Farm Day Success

Quickbooks Training for Agricultural Producers

Final Evening in the Garden September 20th

August 4-H SuperYouth: Dexter Ormond

Canadaway 4-H Club Welcomes New Members

Celebrate National 4-H Week October 1-7, 2017

Show Me (how to manage) the Money

Farm Safety is No Accident

August 2017

Celebrating Agriculture in Chautauqua County

Grapes and Tomatoes and Hops, Oh My! LERGP to Host Open House on August 12th

Personal Touch Plus Professionalism Earn Excellence in IPM Award for Grape Specialist

Sustainable & Organic Vegetable Field Day

Visit the Farm Day

53rd Annual Meat Animal Sale a Success

4-H Celebrates End-of-Fair with Herdsman Award Ceremony

July 2017

Dates set for the 2017 NYS Maple Tour for maple producers to tour North Country Maple Farms

Visit the Farm Day - A Family Friendly Event

4-H Meat Animal Sale Set for July 28th

Evening in the Garden July 19th

Visit 4-H at the Fair

LERGP to hold Summer Growers' Conference

Basics for Handling Food Safely

GPS Technology in Local Vineyards

4-H Youth Excel in District Dairy Judging

Chautauqua Lake Watershed Dairy Farms Evaluate Feed Management for Watershed Protection

June 2017

4-H Tractor and Farm Machinery Safety Course Graduates Eight

Industrial Hemp Guidance Document Available

Retail Produce Auction Announced

April 4-H SuperYouth: Andrew Waag

May 4-H SuperYouth: Sara Holthouse

June 4-H SuperYouth: Alyssa Graziano

June Evening in the Garden

Tour Takes Focus on Agriculture

Farm to Food Bank

4-H Fashion Revue Proves "There's No Place Like 4-H"

Educational Programming Key for the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

Farmer Neighbor Dinner Announced

Dairy Royalty Crowned in Chautauqua County

May 2017

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Master Gardener Spring Sale Scheduled for May 13th

Conservation Field Days Celebrates 51 Years

March 4-H SuperYouth: Kenny Marion

Local Farm Managers Participate in the Academy for Dairy Executives

Limiting Screen Time

Coffee, Donuts and Variable Rate Shoot Thinning

Beef Quality Assurance Training Scheduled

Dairy Princess Pageant & Dairy of Distinction Awards Program

Miranda Nickerson Represents Chautauqua County at New York State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

Smarter Shoot Thinning

April 2017

The Lake Erie Regional Grape Program is Proud to Welcome Dan Sprague Jr. to the team

From Facebooking to Farming

First Evening in the Garden for 2017

March 2017

March is National Nutrition Month

Put Your Best Fork Forward

Encourage Children to Eat More Fruits & Vegetables by Making a Garden

Community Shows "Heart" for 4-H

4-H to Offer Tractor and Farm Machinery Safety Course

February 4-H SuperYouth Hope Catanese

Ag Literacy Week Underway in Chautauqua County

Understanding Diabetes

Food Waste

Lake Erie Regional Grape Program Welcomes Jackie Dresser

Ag Literacy Week Success

4-H Youth Speak Up at Public Presentation Day

4-H Youth Excel at Dairy Quiz Bowl

February 2017

Heart Health Month

Local Grower Assists in Technology Development for Lake Erie Concord Industry

Expanded Food & Nutrition Classes

Limited Tickets Available for Have-A-Heart 4-H Green Tie Affair

LERGP Project Reporting Session Scheduled

4-H Public Presentation Day Set for March 4th

L.E.A.F. Workshops to Cover Growing Vegetables and Food Preservation

L.E.A.F. Workshop Series Final Week

Proper Handling, Nutrient Value and Dangers of Manure on Dairy Farms

January 4-H SuperYouth: Jordyn Majka

Podcasts - An Educational Tool for Lake Erie Grape Growers

January 2017

4-H Green Tie Affair Set for February 26, 2017

L.E.A.F. Workshops to Cover Using Social Media for Farms and Starting a Farm

Strategy for Saving Money

L.E.A.F. Workshops on Food Plots, Pasture Management & Herbs

Winter Dairy Management Program to be Held

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Chick Care

Preparing a Home for your Chicks

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Ag Literacy Week Underway in Chautauqua County

Chautauqua County Executive, Vince Horrigan, reads to students at Sinclairville Elementary on Tuesday, March 15th to celebrate National Agricultural Literacy Week, an event coordinated locally by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County.

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Antibiotic Residue in Milk?

The milk you buy in stores is free of antibiotics.

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Ag Factsheets and Resources

Find out more on our Ag resources page!

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Last updated November 17, 2017