Pollutants, Invasive Species, and Excess Nutrients


2017 Finger Lakes Research Conference
November 17, 2017

The BIG THREE in the Finger Lakes: Contaminants, Invasive Species, and Excess Nutrients

This year’s program will focus on the BIG THREE issues in the Finger Lakes and showcase research and strategies to combat them. Presentations

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Happy Owl-ween -Montezuma Audubon Center

October 21 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Montezuma Audubon Center welcomes back Jean Soprano, of Kindred Kingdoms Wildlife Rehabilitation, who will have live owls on display during her presentation about the silent hunters of the night. Then, join the Montezuma Audubon Center staff for an

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Wayne County NY Apple Tasting Tour

New York State is truly The Big Apple for a reason. It is the second largest apple producing state in the United States.

Wayne County NY, located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, is the number one apple producing county in New York State. … more ...

Governor Cuomo Announces $50 Million Available to Support Water Quality Protection Projects on New York Livestock Farms

Program Will Help Large Livestock Farmers Meet New Environmental Requirements

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $50 million in grant funding is available, over three consecutive application rounds, to help New York livestock farms implement water quality protection projects. The funding is a part of … more ...

Farmland Protection Information Sessions in Wayne County, NY

Genesee Land Trust is hosting an information session on the upcoming New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets Farmland Protection Implementation Grant.

The Farmland Protection Program protects agricultural land through the use of Conservation Easements with the Purchase of Development Rights (PDR). Conservation Easements … more ...

2017 Cover Crop Survey Analysis Released

Photo Courtesy SARE

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE) has released the 2016-2017 Cover Crop survey

Cover Crops Boost Yields and Weed Control

Following the use of cover crops, farmers reported increased yields of corn, soybeans and wheat, and improvement in the control … more ...
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