About Program

Our North Country Regional Ag Program will provide science-based information and services to producers and agri-business professionals, equipping all with the knowledge to profitably produce and market safe and healthful dairy products and crops, contributing to the viability of New York State agriculture. Specifically, our North Country Regional Ag Program focuses on providing workshops and programs like the annual Crop Congress, Dairy Institute, Beef and Sheep Week workshops, and many others, where producers, consultants, and agribusiness representatives can find timely, relevant, science-based information on today's critical topics.

The North Country Regional Ag Team is supported, in part, by six
county Cornell Cooperative Extensions including: Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence,
Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties.

To visit one of these Cornell Cooperative Extension's web sites,
simply click on a county within the map.

Northern NY Ag Program County Map Lewis County CCE Jefferson County CCE St. Lawrence County CCE Franklin County CCE Clinton County CCE Essex County CCE











Upcoming Events

Labor Roadshow IV

November 18 - November 20, 2020November 23 - November 24, 2020

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"Free" NCRAT Virtual Fireside Chats

December 22, 2020

Thank you to all the sponsors, with your generous sponsorship we are able to offer these upcoming sessions for FREE.

Fireside chats with an Expert-20 min presentation then Q & A


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2020-2021 CCE NCRAT Programming Sponsorship Opportunities

December 31, 2020

The CCE North Country Regional Ag team is excited to be hosting a series of online virtual programming options for the 2020-2021 Winter Programming Season (October 2020-March 2021).  We're officially inviting you and your company to participate as a season-long sponsor for one fee.

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NYS Forage Exchange website


Managing Forages through Drought Webinars

Part 1: Managing Pastures in Drought may be viewed here: https://vod.video.cornell.edu/media/1_19bj2cuc

Part 2: Stored Forages: Winter Feed Supply Beyond the Drought may be viewed here: https://vod.video.cornell.edu/media/1_ql576klx

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading rapidly across the world.

Although cities have the most sick people, the disease has reached rural communities of New York as well. Everyone needs to take this very seriously. Agriculture is an essential business, so many of us will continue to go to work. However, we all need to take precautions to stay safe and help prevent further spread of the disease. The key things to do are limit contact with other people and keep everything very clean. We've prepared a new resource to help Spanish- and English-speaking farm employees access credible, multi-lingual information that they can use right away. Here are this links to a printable resource for farms to use:
English COVID 19 Procedures
Spanish COVID 19 Procedures

To see a full list of other relevant resources, click here.

How to Manage COVID-19 Risk on Dairy Farms

Straightforward helpful steps to manage risk on dairy farms!  We are happy to help talk farms through these steps and develop risk management plans for protecting owners and team members. Reach out to Kelsey O'Shea via email kio3@cornell.edu for more information.

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Update - Regional Ag Team Operations during COVID-19

Click here to get the updated information on our operations.