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Coyotes help farms? Can this be true? What about the converse: killing coyotes hurts farms. Yes. Both true, albeit, perhaps surprising, statements. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors was given a passionate presentation recently on the state of Adirondack agriculture by Carly Summers, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s agricultural resource educator, at the start of the... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Scattered on the riverside green of Jewtraw Park, near the old railroad museum, the local farmers market convenes every Wednesday from 2 to 6 p.m. in Lake Placid. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County WIC Program hosted a new event - Food and Fun Friday - at its Elizabethtown location on Water Street on the Public Health building lawn May 31. Read more

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LEWIS | Staff at Essex County’s Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) are settled into new office space on Route 9N, just west of the hamlet here. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | New York state has announced $1.5 million in grants to support farm-to-school programs across the state. Read more

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KEESEVILLE | The official launch of six Adirondack Cuisine Trails happened beside a braying herd of Devon cattle at Mace Chasm Farm. An October sun poured over their verdant field as a farmhand moved them toward fresh pasture. Read more

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WESTPORT | Adirondack Harvest Festival has reached a third year in celebration of local farm, farmers and the steady local food economy. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Farm goods and local agricultural businesses set up stalls on the Essex County courtyard last week for annual Agriculture Day outreach. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — If you ask what a calf named Lucky, cheese, fresh honey, wood-fired bread and 18 town supervisors have in common, you might answer Essex County. Read more

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WESTPORT — Newly hired by Cornell University Cooperative Extension (CCE), Agriculture Resource Educator Dr. Carly Summers has begun visiting local farms and talking to farmers about hurdles in growing businesses. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Be prepared to see a new friendly face in the fields. Read more

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