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While Dairy Farming dominates the agricultural landscape in Delaware County, other farm enterprises are a vital part of its heritage and future. These include the greenhouse/landscape nursery enterprises, vegetables, livestock and poultry, equine industry, field cash crops and fruits, timber, aquaculture, forestry products and maple production and many more. Contact us by email at or by phone at 607-865-6531 about the following programs:

  • Programs to cover all issues of forest management for the forest owner.
  • Small Scale Farm Enterprises – a bi-monthly newsletter aimed at small farm enterprises and innovative farming methods.
  • Extension Connection’s Agriculture Section works to keep farmers abreast of grants, agricultural conferences, farming opportunities, and key issues affecting all farmers.
  • Targeted conferences in horticulture and livestock production.
  • Insect & Disease Diagnosis – Interface with Cornell Diagnostic Labs may be required.
  • Free pH Testing
  • Soil Testing for Nutrient Levels – sent to Dairy One (fee required).