Cornell Cooperative Extension Herkimer County

Cornell Cooperative Extension Herkimer County is a primary resource supporting farmers and agricultural businesses in New York’s Mohawk Valley. We facilitate access to farmland through both direct referrals and by presenting workshops for new farmers and land owners. We also help non-farming land owners and retiring farmers explore options for leasing or selling their land for agriculture. Staff based at CCE Herkimer include an experienced team of educators and agriculture specialists who help new and established farmers succeed in their businesses

Cornell Cooperative Extension Herkimer County offers services to those seeking to farm in New York's Mohawk Valley by connecting farmers to local resources and knowledge. CCE Herkimer can help locate available farmland, work with a potential purchaser to evaluate its suitability for farming and identify businesses providing goods and services for agriculture. Webinars and in-person workshops on farm purchases are offered regularly as part of the Regional Navigator program. 

Regions Served

Mohawk Valley, Herkimer County

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