From the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program:
recently-released Northern New York Agricultural Development Program
Economic Impact Report indicates growth opportunities and the value of
localized on-farm research that benefits not only the diverse
agricultural sectors in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis and
St. Lawrence counties, but often has a positive impact on farms
The report offers project highlights and economic indicators under the
headings of Apples, Beef, Crops, Dairy, Disease and Pest Control,
Environmental Stewardship, Food Hub, Food Project Innovation, New
Business Development, Maple and Birch Syrup, and Young Farmers.
The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program Economic Impact Report can be seen by going to www.nnyagdev.org/index.php/about-us/nnyadp-impact-2/ . It is accompanied by NNYADP ‘Quotables’ with comments on the value of the
regional research and technical assistance program from farmers,
researchers, agricultural specialists, and business owners.
100 farmers serve on the NNYADP steering committee.