Current Projects

Final reports and results of our research can found throughout this site. But, because some of our work can span several years to gather information, review and summarize our findings, we want to keep you abreast of our current projects. Check back for updates on our progress.

Most Recent Current Projects Content

How to Manange COVID-19 Risks on Dairy Farms

Last Modified: March 19, 2020

Determining the prevalence of Salmonella Dublin and its potential economic impac

Lindsay Ferlito, Dairy Management
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: March 4, 2020

Northern New York Craft Beverage Industry Report

Last Modified: September 4, 2019

Exploring Industrial Hemp Production in New York

Kitty O'Neil, Team Leader, Field Crops & Soils Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: April 9, 2019

Can value be added to Holstein bull calves?

Last Modified: December 9, 2015
Can value be added to Holstein bull calves?

With favorable market conditions, it can be profitable raising dairy beef. 











Upcoming Events

Test Event

August 4 - August 6, 2020

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Digital Dairy Prospects

September 22 - November 18, 2020

  • FREE 9 week program for HIGH school students in Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties.
  • Weekly discussions on how to communicate about the dairy industry, engage with the public, handle hot-topic issues, and promote the industry.
  • Includes invited speakers, presentations from student participants, and virtual farm tours and discussions with dairy farmers.
  • Students will be required to complete some homework, and participate during the weekly live sessions.
  • A computer/tablet and internet is required. Contact us if you need assistance

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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 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.