Cornell Cooperative Extension Ulster County

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE-Ulster) can provide resources about ecological sustainability and beginning farming. They also provide many educational opportunities, including but not limited to: agriculture, youth development, health, food safety, and business planning.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County has been a leader in providing technical assistance and training to farmers in the county since 1913. CCE-Ulster offers assistance and programming in/for: Beginning Farmers, New Landowners, Small Acreage/Urban Ag, Livestock Production, Pasture Management, Field Crops/Agronomy, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Environmental Education, Disaster Preparedness, and Climate Change.

Regions Served

Hudson Valley, Ulster 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