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Serving Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis & St. Lawrence Counties.

NNY Regional Ag Team

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Northern NY Agriculture Program serves farmers and rural land owners in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties in New York State. Visit our website at: http://nnyrap.cce.cornell.edu/ .

We work with farm businesses to:

  • Improve enterprise viability
  • Explore opportunities for new business development
  • Support local markets
  • Diversify farm enterprises

We support adoption of sustainable farming practices to:

  • Produce high quality agricultural products
  • Practice proper animal husbandry
  • Decrease pest damage
  • Improve post-harvest food quality
  • Ensure food safety
  • Protect the environment
  • Conserve energy and natural resources
  • Improve farm profitability

Extension works with farmers in several capacities:

  • Educational conferences, workshops, meetings, tours and classes
  • Facilitating farmer-to-farmer communication
  • Research-based publications and fact sheets
  • Newsletters, meeting notices, and timely updates
  • Personal consulting via phone, email, and in person
  • Soil testing and diagnostic services

The Northern New York Regional Ag Program is supported, in part, by county Cornell Cooperative Extensions including: Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties.


Kitty O’Neil
Regional Field Crops & Soils Specialist, North Country Regional Ag Team
(315) 854-1218

Last updated July 26, 2019