Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses
“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.
Wine lovers rejoice and safely take to the roads.
A young girl swims near an algae bloom, a dangerous organism that lurks in the waters of Lake Champlain.
The youth movement in local farm-to-table agriculture is continuing in the Champlain Valley, and it’s even drawing motivated young farmers from across the country. At least that is the case at North Country Creamery here.
Cornell University research has shown that tall fescue silage used in a well-balanced dairy ration can produce as much milk per cow as alfalfa silage.
Despite the wealth of factors in favor of the Lewis Family Farm, owner Sandy Lewis is frustrated at the one commodity that has slipped through his grasp.
The cold was hard on more than just people
This past winter was an especially tough one even by North Country standards, and it affected more than just the residents of the Adirondack Coast.
Jon Rulfs, co-owner of Adirondack Farms in Peru, NY, has been named as a Co-Chair of the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program, a farmer-driven research and technical assistance program serving Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.
Nick Perrone, 18, is one of few young maple entrepreneurs in NYS
Since he was a child, Nick Perrone was fascinated with maple sugar production and raising Christmas trees. Now, only 18, this high school senior is developing a formidable business out of these activities.
Soybean production in Northern NY has increased significantly in the last 5 years: from approximately 5,000 acres in 2007 to approximately 14,000 acres grown in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties in 2012.
The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has announced 27 farm research projects under way in 2014.
Northern New York 2013 Corn Grain Yield Trial Data Released
The farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has posted its 2014 Economic Impact Report online at www.nnyagdev.org.
Milking System Efficiency, Parlor Planning, Robotics on March 12, 13 NNY Winter Dairy Management Program.