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Hemp talk gathers big crowd

Larry Smart, professor, plant geneticist and breeder for Cornell, recently did a presentation on hemp.
Photo by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant

by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant

SENECA FALLS, NY – A standing-room only crowd gathered at Empire Farm Days to hear from Larry Smart, professor, plant geneticist and breeder for Cornell’s School of […]

Silveyville slides into the seasons

Santa Claus himself takes guests on a sleigh ride, led by a mechanical reindeer, at Silveyville Christmas Tree and Pumpkin Farm in Dixon, CA, where agritourism takes main stage.
Photo courtesy of Silveyville Christmas Tree and Pumpkin Farm

by Enrico Villamaino

For over 40 years, Silveyville Christmas Tree and Pumpkin Farm […]

Detering Orchard creates an educational, agritainment experience

Cindy Dixon, retail manager at Detering Orchards, shows off the farm’s peaches. Dixon has worked with the orchard since she was 12 years old.

by Aliya Hall

Although Detering Orchards in Harrisburg, OR, is known for its festivities and agritourism throughout the growing season, when it comes to Halloween and autumn, […]

Honey and yeast work together to make mead

Chris Gerling led a mead conference in Geneva, NY, recently.
Photo by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant

by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant

GENEVA, NY – A lot can happen to honey as it’s transformed to mead. Chris Gerling, Extension associate and manager of the Vinification & Brewing Laboratory at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, and […]

Preparing for U-cut

Driving lanes to the fields should be clear of obstructions and allow ample space for guests to exit and enter wagons safely.
Photo by Sally Colby

by Sally Colby

­Pumpkins, gourds and everything else autumn will be the order of the day until Thanksgiving. But as soon as mums and corn […]