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 […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension Offers Vegetable Program

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is excited to announce the upcoming Chautauqua County Vegetable School Program to be held on March 17th from 12:45pm to 4:15pm. Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Vegetable Program is hosting a Vegetable School in Chautauqua County. This year the meeting will take […]

Chautauqua County Farms Invited to Apply for Grant Funds

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is pleased to offer assistance to any farmer landowners interested in applying for the Southern Tier Agricultural Industry Enhancement Program that is facilitated locally by the Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District. This grant opportunity is a part of Governor […]

Farmer Neighbor Dinner Tickets Available

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County is rich in agriculture, with over 1,500 farms producing grapes, milk, meat, crops, maple syrup and vegetables. We also have many agribusinesses that serve our farms and families throughout Chautauqua County. Local residents are very fortunate to enjoy the local, nutritious foods produced and the open spaces […]

American Heart Month

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is encouraging all to take care of their heart. February is American Heart Month. One way to keep your heart healthy is to cut back on the amount of sodium you eat. According to the American Heart […]

Beef Cattle Webinars Offered

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is pleased to announce educational webinars being offered for local beef cattle producers, sponsored by the Chautauqua County Beef Producers Group. The beef cattle industry is quickly evolving, and beef cattle growers need to keep pace with it. We plan to […]

Beef Cattle Webinar Series Offered

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is pleased to announce educational webinars being offered for local beef cattle producers, sponsored by the Chautauqua County Beef Producers Group. The beef cattle industry is quickly evolving, and beef cattle growers need to keep pace with it. We plan to […]

Clarke Wiltsie Selected for the Junior Dairy Leader Program

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program is excited to announce that Clarke Wiltsie, a senior at Frewsburg High School, has been selected to participate in the 2015 -2016 Cornell University Junior Dairy Leader program. Clarke has been an active 4-H member of the Frewsburg Hayseeds […]

Tips to Avoid Holiday Overeating

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP) wants to provide you with some tips to keep you from overeating during the holidays. The holidays mean celebrating for all ages. The average American gains one to two pounds over the holidays, often becoming permanent. Extra pounds […]

Annual Chautauqua County 4-H Awards Night a “Super” Success

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program celebrated a great year of 4-H at their annual Awards Night held November 7, 2015 at the Crystal Ballroom in Jamestown. The Teen Ambassadors, an elite leadership group, hosts the event each year. They create a theme that sets the […]