John May Farm Safety Fund
Description: The John may Farm Safety Fund provides financial assistance for New York farmers to improve safety on their farms. Past projects have covered: repairing broken fences, mitigating drainage problems, replacing outdated machinery, purchasing and installing power take-off (PTO) shields, fixing unprotected drop-offs, and repairing unsafe electrical systems.
Request Inclusion of Agricultural Land within an Agricultural District in Catt. County
The 9th Annual Farmer-Neighbor Dinner will be held Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the West Valley Fire Hall.
Reservations for the dinner are currently being accepted until September 17th. If you had made reservations for the 2020 Dinner, your reservation is good for 2021. Reservations can be made by completing the Reservations Form.
Check out this new training courtesy of Cornell Cooperative Extensions Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program
It's almost the time of the year, for owners of agricultural land to request that they join an agricultural district.
Why may you want to add your ag land to an ag district?
Please see the following COVID-19 guidance documents from NYS Ag & Markets which were updated on May 27, 2020.
Interim Guidance for Prevention and Response of COVID-19 at Farms (2020-05-27)
This guidance is provided for farm owners, operators, and farm workers so they can incorporate these procedures into farm protocols to prevent and respond to COVID-19.
As Western New York begins its reopening after the COVID-19 shutdown, those in the agriculture industry need to be aware of New York State requirements permitting operation.
We're watching Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from:
In light of the current situation surrounding Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19), the 9th Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at the West Valley Fire Hall will be postponed.