Cows in the pasture
Growing onions
Orchard apples

Regional Ag Teams

Lake Ontario Fruit Program Team, Cornell Fruit Resources

Covers Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Monroe, and Oswego Counties. In collaboration with Cornell University Cooperative Extension and faculty the team serves the commercial fruit industry, using research-based information to help the tree fruit and berry industries in NYS compete in the world market and provide safe, high-quality produce for consumers:

Northwest Dairy, Livestock and Fieldcrops Team

The NWNY Team seeks to build producers’ capacities to enhance the sustainability and profitability of their businesses while practicing environmental stewardship through workshop and consultation to address employee enhancement, well-being and satisfaction, to grow safe, healthy agricultural products in ways that are safe to farm owners and their families, farm employees and their families, and neighbors and to provide leadership for enhancing relationships between the agricultural sector and the general public:

Cornell Vegetable Program

The Cornell Vegetable Program, one of the premier regional agricultural Cornell Cooperative Extension programs in New York, serves a large multi-county region in the Central and Western part of the state. The team’s Specialists work together with Cornell faculty and extension educators statewide to address the issues that impact the industry. The area 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, the program focuses on food safety, variety evaluation, market development, pest management, and cultural practices.


Jarmila Haseler
Agriculture and Food System Educator
(585) 753-2565

Last updated March 1, 2024