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Growing Minds Growing Communities


When the many local farm businesses and supporting services are added together, agriculture is Niagara’s #1 industry. On our site you will find information or staff specialists who can help you with starting small farm businesses, production problem solving, business management, marketing of your products and a host of other topics. CCE-Niagara offers resources for farmers, and consumers, to help strengthen our local and regional food systems.

Niagara Agriculture Plan
Appendices Ag Plan
Final Report

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Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

The Lake Erie Grape Program is a regional extension program of Cornell Cooperative Extension serving the grape & wine industry of our region.

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Cornell Vegetable Program

The Cornell Vegetable Program provides resources and consulting for growers, processors and agri-business professionals in Western New York.

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Guide to Farming

Updated for 2017! "The Guide to Farming in NY State" covers topics pertinent to planning and operating a farm business, from getting started, to selling what you produce. Free download here!

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NWNY Regional Ag Team

Our NW New York Regional Agriculture Program serves farmers and rural landowners in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties.

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Ornamental Horticulture

CCE-Niagara provides site visits, diagnosis of pest and disease problems, and occasional educational training programs for current or potential employees of local horticultural businesses.

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Learn how to better utilize the natural resources in your local forests and community with our agroforestry page

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Last updated November 26, 2018