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Harvest Bounty Food Swap coming to Plattsburgh

The fourth annual Harvest Bounty Food Swap and Potluck will take place Saturday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Taste NY brings North Country flavor to rest of state

New York State's agriculture, beer and wine industries are thriving. A new state initiative aims to deliver these products directly onto kitchen tables.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

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.

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Wineries set to host summer wine tour in August

Wine lovers rejoice and safely take to the roads.

LCC hosts meeting about blue-green algae blooms

A young girl swims near an algae bloom, a dangerous organism that lurks in the waters of Lake Champlain.

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California native at home on Keeseville farm

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.

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Cornell research shows value of tall fescue silage

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.

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Essex cattle farm offers job hopefuls Grade-A status — if they survive the chopping block

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.

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Winter’s wrath

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.

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Rulfs named to development position

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.

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Local teen runs his own maple sugaring enterprise

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.

Northern NY soybean production increasing significantly

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.

NYS Farm research projects under way in 2014

The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has announced 27 farm research projects under way in 2014.

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2013 Corn Grain Yield Trial data

Northern New York 2013 Corn Grain Yield Trial Data Released

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