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Weird weather a nailbiter for local farmers

Conventional wisdom says it has been a brutal winter here in the North Country. How has this affected local farmers?

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Ward Lumber in Jay to host two-part meat bird seminar

Ward Lumber is hosting a two-part seminar, Meat Bird 101 & 102, for anyone who is interested in raising meat birds.

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(WITH AUDIO) Sandy Lewis talks William Morgan, other topics on radio

Essex farmer appears on Fred Dicker show

Essex County reached Capital-area airwaves this morning when Essex-based cattle farmer Sandy Lewis appeared on Fred Dicker’s Talk 1300 radio show to discuss a variety of local issues.

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Applications now available for Jay community garden plots

It’s that time of year again! The Town of Jay Community Garden is waking up from a long winter.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension readies NNY Spring Sheep and Goat Week Programs

This week, Cornell Cooperative Extension will hold NNY Spring Sheep and Goat Week programs in Jay, Canton, Rutland Center and Watertown.

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Sweet season arrives! For a pair of local producers, that means liquid gold

Maple Brook Farm in Reber has been producing maple syrup for generations. As more upstarts move to the region, Maple Brook has been lending out their expertise.

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CCE readies Spring Beef Week schedule

Cornell Cooperative Extension will hold 2015 NNY Spring Beef Week programs across the North Country next week designed to help farmers better understand the supply and demand behind the cattle trade.

Local fire departments continue to combat fire at Giroux's Poultry Farm

A fire broke out Thursday morning in a barn at a Chazy farm.

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“Food from the Farm” event energizes public, producers

A event designed to connect food producers to customers drew hundreds seeking to learn more about buying food produced in their neighborhoods.

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Gov. Cuomo, lawmakers visit Lake Placid for Winter Challenge

Hundreds of elected officials and winter sports enthusiasts descended in Lake Placid Sunday to promote tourism in the region.

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Blue Pepper Farm lands top animal welfare certification

A Jay operation has landed a top-notch designation that certifies the farm follows the most humane and environmental practices on pasture.

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Regional food hub coming to fruition with purchase of new facility

The new owners of a former Essex storage facility aim to repurpose the rural structure into a processing facility designed to strengthen regional food circuits.

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Cornell to hold Small Livestock Farmer workshop

The Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a regional training workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small livestock farmers reduce and manage the parasites that affect pastured sheep and goats from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

County soil and water to assist landowners

The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District will be assisting agricultural landowners with completion of Soil Group worksheets for agricultural exemption.

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Saranac Lake farm seeks agricultural district designation

The HiBar Ranch in Saranac Lake has applied for inclusion in the county’s agricultural district, a measure that will provide protection as they continue to grow their organic farming operation.

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