(not included in membership; available through Cornell Bookstore)
Jarmila Haseler, Agriculture & Food Systems Educator: (585) 753-2565, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marci Muller, Horticulture Team Leader: (585) 753-2557, email@example.com
The NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team is one of the outstanding regional agricultural Cornell Cooperative Extension programs in New York, serving the western part of the state. The team's specialists work together with Cornell faculty and extension educators statewide to provide service to the farms large and small whether dairy, livestock, hay, corn, wheat or soybean focused. The team is part of the Cornell College of Agriculture & Life Sciences' Pro-Dairy program outreach.
Educational programs and individual assistance cover a wide area of best management practices and as well as dairy farm business. Educational and support venues range from on individual farm management team meetings and troubleshooting to multi-day classroom and hands-on training and from ongoing farmer group discussion meetings to thematic day long symposium.
The Cornell Vegetable Program is one of the premier regional agricultural teams in NYS: a Cornell Cooperative Extension partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations in a large multi-county region in the western and central parts of the state. The team's Vegetable Specialists work together with Cornell faculty and Extension Educators statewide to address the issues that impact the commercial vegetable industry.
The Cornell Vegetable Program provides educational programs and information to growers, processors and agri-business professionals, arming them with the knowledge to profitably produce and market safe and healthful vegetable crops, contributing to the viability of farms and the economic well being of New York State. Specifically, our program focuses on food safety, variety evaluation, market development, pest management, and cultural practices.
The Lake Ontario Fruit Team partners with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Monroe, and Oswego Counties, Cornell University Cooperative Extension and faculty to provide educational programs for the commercial fruit industry, using research-based information to help the tree fruit and berry industries in New York compete in the world market and provide safe, high-quality produce for consumers.
Objectives include: maintaining competitiveness and profitability of NY fruit farms in a global market; evaluate new technology for potential increases in efficiency through applied research; assist in the adoption and implementation of appropriate technologies; reduce financial, legal, labor, environmental, and health risks; and improve production and delivery of high quality fruit to consumers.
Commercial horticulture in the Monroe County area is a $130 million a year business and continues to grow. Your CCE Commercial Horticulture Program provides accurate and reliable information for the green industry in Monroe County. Educational programs highlight: Improving production efficiency to increase yields and reduce costs; improving marketing and retailing strategies; and improving plant growth, maintenance and pest control options.
Benefits of Horticulture Enrollment:
Last updated February 3, 2022