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WHO TO CALL ABOUT WHAT IN ONTARIO COUNTRY AGRICULTURE

Farm development, agronomy, livestock production, marketing, insurance, regulations, taxes, pesticide certification, and general education
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County (CCE)
480 N. Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-394-3977

Forestry management, timber inventory, wildlife issues, pond care, alternative agriculture, permaculture, forest farming and maple production
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County (CCE)
480 N. Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-394-3977

Farm land improvement (drainage/erosion issues, soil types, nutrient management), conservation programs, seedling tree sales, soil maps, acreage calculations, soil groupings, and Agriculture Environmental Management (AEM)
Call: 585-396-1450
480 N. Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-396-1450

Farmland protection, Agriculture Districts, local agriculture policies
Agriculture Enhancement Board
20 Ontario Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-396-4416

Deer and nuisance wildlife permits
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Region 8 Office (DEC)
6274 East Avon-Lima Road Avon, NY 14414
(585) 226-2466

Farm loans, disaster payments, crop insurance
Farm Service Agency (FSA)
USDA Service Center, 3037 County Road 10, Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-394-0525

Federal conservation programs like WHIP, WRP, CRP, EQIP
Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)
USDA Service Center, 3037 County Road 10, Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-394-0525

COMMON AGENCY ABBREVIATIONS

CCE: Cornell Cooperative Extension

SWCD: Soil and Water Conservation District

FSA: Farm Service Agency

NRCS: Natural Resources Conservation Service

DEC: Department of Environmental Conservation

 

This site brought to you by The Ontario County Agricultural Enhancement Board In cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, and Ontario County Department of Planning. Canandaigua, New York 14424
585-396-4455 or 585-394-3977.