Landscape of farm land in Oneida County

CCE helps farmers, and the many businesses that support them, to innovate and grow!

cattle in pasture

Cattle in a pasture

Agriculture

Agriculture is a major contributor to the vitality of Oneida County's economy. Our farming sector is diverse not only in terms of types of products but also in terms of farm size and market channels used.  Explore the many resources in this section to learn more about farming in Oneida County - you'll find information here about everything from how to take soil samples and current crop conditions to building a business plan and managing risk on the farm.

Dairy farmer forum

Dairy Farmer Action Plan

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. led a forum Dec 10th in which the county’s Dairy Farmer Sustainability Action Plan was reviewed by local dairy farmers. Click on the picture above for a link to the plan!

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graphic to accompany Farmer's Handbook Energy

Farm Energy Issues

This 58-page guide from the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School covers how to use energy efficiency, biomass and renewable energy on your farm.

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Dairy cattle in the Cornell Dairy Research Center in Harford, NY (Cornell University Photography).

Dairy Resources

Visit our suggested links and fact sheets for information that can help your dairy run efficiently and stay profitable.

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Mustard flailing

Ag Economic Development

The AED Program was created in 1998 to strengthen Oneida's farm-based economy. Find out what it does and how it can help you.

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Contact

Bonnie Collins
Sr. Ag Program Team Leader
bsc33@cornell.edu
(315) 736-3394 Ext. 104

Last updated February 27, 2019