Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County

Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County’s mission is to share research-based education, outreach, and opportunities in response to Sullivan County’s needs in the areas of agriculture, nutrition, family, and environment. Our local vision is that Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan will be a key partner with the community in improving the quality of life in Sullivan County by employing the latest technology, research-based education and inclusive programming. Our guiding values include collaboration, compassion, diversity, and inclusion as well as sustainability and volunteerism.

This collaboration aims to strengthen the support network for farmers seeking assistance in navigating land access process by connecting them with our Agriculture Farmland Protection and Planning Program Manager. By working together, we hope to streamline the process for farmers and help them access resources, information, and opportunities for securing land. We are committed to fostering sustainable agriculture, promoting land stewardship, and empowering farmers in our community to thrive. 

Regions Served

Hudson Valley, Sullivan County

Ag Updates

Leslie Hamilton, Triple H Farms, Geneseo, NY October 15 2018Photo essay for the American Farmland Trust and Great Lakes Protection Fund illustrating farms and landowners working together to conserve the land and resources.

The Farmland Owner Hub is here!

Are you a landowner looking to support farmland preservation by making your land available to farmers? Maybe you want to learn more about how you can steward your farmland with sustainable practices in mind? Or maybe you have goals you’d like to achieve that ensures the future of your farm? Check out the Farmland Owner Hub to explore various topics.

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2024 New York Cash Rent Survey

We get asked all the time what average rental rates are for a county or region! Cornell Cooperative Extension is working to survey farmers, farmland landowners, and agribusiness professionals to create an up-to-date snapshot of farmland rental rates and custom harvest fees. Your response to this survey will help us to provide the most accurate information! 

Survey Information Online Survey Link