Building on success

2019-11-01T14:30:35-05:00November 1, 2019|Grower, Grower East|

by Sally Colby

Farm learning stations in one section of a barn provide basic facts about farming.

It’s the end of the season and the last guests have enjoyed autumn activities at Winterbrook Farms, but owners Brandon and Taylor Huffman are already planning for next year. (more…)

Hemp talk gathers big crowd

2019-10-04T09:35:49-05:00October 4, 2019|Grower East|

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 Integrative Plant Science Horticulture Section. The size of the group demonstrated their interest in getting in on the ground floor of the growing and profitable hemp industry in New York. (more…)