12 portraits of farm folks for National Agriculture Day

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 | 3 comments

Happy National Agriculture Day! You can write an essay about agriculture (theme: "365 days and 7 billion mouths to feed"), plan a...

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Is Cuomo reshaping New York agriculture?

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 | 1 comment

In the last month alone, Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued no fewer than 11 press releases about agriculture in New York State. There was a...

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Vermont farm to plate movement feeds supply and demand

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 | 1 comment

Yesterday I talked with Amy Ivy  (of Coop. Extension) about a neat event in Plattsburgh Saturday afternoon that’ll bring people who...

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5 takeaways for NY agriculture from the farm census

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 | Comments Off on 5 takeaways for NY agriculture from the farm census

Yesterday, the USDA released its first run of data from the census of agriculture conducted in 2012. It's the first time we've...

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Peek inside North Country dairy farm life

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 | Comments Off on Peek inside North Country dairy farm life

A new photography exhibit about life on dairy farms in northern New York opened last weekend at Traditional Arts in Upstate New York in...

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