Links for Today's Farmer
- The New Farm - http://www.newfarm.org/index.shtml, a website dedicated to
today's farmer and the issues locally and internationally that affect the farming
industry (from the Rodale Institute).
- Selling Tips at Farmers' Markets - http://www.newfarm.org/features/0504/farmmarkets/index.shtml . Nina Planck is the founder of the Regional Food Council and has written
22 successful tips.
- CropChoice - http://www.cropchoice.com/index.asp , an American farming
- Chenango County Farm Bureau - http://www.ccfbny.org/ ,
the Bureau is one of 52 counties that make up the over 35,000 membership
of New York Farm Bureau.
Find out about membership, news, discounts and more.
- New York Farm Bureau - http://www.nyfb.org/ , a volunteer organization
(and member of the American Farm Bureau Federation), financed and controlled
families for the purpose of solving economic and public policy issues challenging
the agriculture industry.
- Cornell University site - http://www.cfap.org/afs_temp3.cfm?topicID=213 is managed by the Northeast Training & Support Network for Agricultural
Development. The site was created by a consortium of Northeastern organizations
devoted to protecting farmland and strengthening farms. They promote smart
farming — they call it “smart ag” — AND smart growth.
This is good reading for everyone. Smart Ag has many other links to helpful
- American Farmland Trust - http://www.farmland.org/ , working to save farmland
in the U.S.
- The Daily Star's, "2003 Farm Yearbook" - http://www.thedailystar.com/special/farm03/ , has interesting farming articles.
Links to the Chenango County Cornell Cooperative Extension
- Chenango Cornell Cooperative website: http://www.cce.cornell.edu/~chenango/hortnr/hortnr.htm ,
for lots of horticulture and natural resources info., publications, advice,
The Chenango Cornell Cooperative will also give you a free soil
ph analysis, and on-site farm technical assistance. Contact Carrie Edsall
or (607) 334-5841 Ext. 12.
Guide for Locally Grown Products" - www.cce.cornell.edu/chenango/Guides/consumerguide.htm , published by the CCE of Chenango County. It lists producers, growers and
others with local products in the Chenango County area. Listings are free,
and they're looking for businesses to add.