The Importance of Food Safety

The Importance of Food Safety

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) along with the Partnership for Food Safety Education team (PFSE) are working together to educate consumers on the importance of food safety with the fundamentals of Clean, Separate, Cook & Chill. A delicious […]

CCE-Chautauqua Announces Upcoming L.E.A.F. Workshop on Farm Safety

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is excited to announce that they will be offering several workshops this season as part of their 2017-2018 L.E.A.F. (Learn. Empower. Achieve. Farm.) Workshop Series. “Operating Tractors and Farm Equipment Effectively and Safely” will be held on Saturday, […]

Visit the Farm Day

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County invites everyone to attend 2017’s Visit the Farm Day event on Saturday August 26th from 11am to 3pm at Oak View Dairy (3836 Nutt Road, Jamestown, NY 14701). Visitors will have the chance to participate in a guided walking tour, […]

GPS Technology in Local Vineyards

GPS Technology in Local Vineyards

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Kevin Martin, from the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program (Penn State University), is currently creating baseline economic data to provide regional grape growers with commercialization strategies for spatial vineyard management. Baseline economic data will be used to measure the economic benefits of next generation vineyard technology. […]

Flower Power

Master Gardeners to Host Annual Spring Fundraiser

Flower Power

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Chautauqua County may very well be a gardener’s paradise. It is home to miles of vineyards, where grapes hang heavy from vines; acres of farmland, neatly striped with corn and hay; and endless forests, huddling green and thick around the lake. With all the right natural resources and institutions for […]

First Evening in the Garden for 2017

First Evening in the Garden for 2017

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Master Gardeners are excited to announce the first Evening in the Garden (EIG) for the 2017 gardening season on May 17 at 6:00 p.m. The Demonstration Garden is located at the Frank Bratt Agricultural Center, 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown. Included […]

Community Learning Opportunity Continues to Offer Support to Beginning Farmers and Homesteaders

Community Learning Opportunity Continues to Offer Support to Beginning Farmers and Homesteaders

Article Contributed by Cornell University Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is continually developing programs to help beginning and diversifying farmers in our area. Their creation of the Western New York Beginning Farmers and Homesteaders group has continued to be successful and has created an online learning community. This group is […]

Understanding Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Program would like to provide you with some information on Diabetes. What is Diabetes? The American Diabetes Association explains that Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood […]

Food Waste

Food Waste

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program would like to bring awareness to a growing national problem-food waste. According to the USDA, about 90 billion pounds of edible food goes uneaten each year in the United States. This costs most people […]

Ag Literacy Week Underway in Chautauqua County

Ag Literacy Week Underway in Chautauqua County

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is continually working to increase public awareness of the great things happening in agriculture. As part of this effort, CCE-Chautauqua is proud to facilitate the Agricultural Literacy Week initiative for Chautauqua County. In celebration of National Agriculture Week […]

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