Agriculture represents an important economic sector in Orleans County. Farms create direct economic benefits, provide our residents with fresh local foods, support other local businesses across many sectors, and preserve the rural character that our residents and visitors value so highly. CCE-Orleans supports local agriculture by providing resources for farmers, and consumers, to help strengthen our local and regional food systems.
We connect producers to cutting edge research, weather data, and economic information that can make the difference between an average year and an exceptional one.
Thinking of growing Christmas trees? See our recommendations on soil preparation, planting, shearing, weed control, pests. and more.
Local producers can access Cornell expertise in fruits, vegetables, dairy and more, through several Regional Ag Teams that serve Orleans County.
Find tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and more, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.
Apples are an important fruit crop in Orleans County. Find resources here to help you with Integrated Pest Management of your apples.
Find links to Cornell University resources on a wide range of agricultural topics, here on our site.
Last updated May 2, 2017