Agribusiness

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Richard L. Gast, Extension program educator II, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Energy, agriculture programs assistant, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin County, 355 West Main St., Suite 150, Malone, 12953. Phone 483-7403, fax 483-6214 or email rlg24@cornell.edu.

Producers can recycle tubing

By: Richard Gast, Cornell Ag Connection

Project allows maple-syrup makers to conveniently dispose of their used tubing in an environmentally friendly way, according to columnist Richard Gast.

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Peter Hagar is an agricultural educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension in Clinton County, 6064 Rt. 22, Plattsburgh, N.Y., 12901. Phone 561-7450.

Farmers strive for sustainability

By: Peter Hagar, Cornell Ag Connection

Conserving the land and assuring long-term profitability are two of the key goals for farmers these days, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

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Richard L. Gast, Extension program educator II, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Energy, agriculture programs assistant, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin County, 355 West Main St., Suite 150, Malone, 12953. Phone 483-7403, fax 483-6214 or email rlg24@cornell.edu.

Maple sugaring season is underway

By: Richard Gast, Cornell Ag Connection

Climate change has generally pushed back the season, but this year has been an exception, according to columnist Richard Gast.

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Richard L. Gast, Extension program educator II, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Energy, agriculture programs assistant, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin County, 355 West Main St., Suite 150, Malone, 12953. Phone 483-7403, fax 483-6214 or email rlg24@cornell.edu.

Seed-starting workshop offered

By: Richard Gast, Cornell Ag Connection

---- — Cooperative Extension offers everything you will need to start a successful garden from scratch, according to columnist Richard Gast.

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Adirondack Meat Company owner Peter Ward stands in front of one of the stainless-steel machines at the meat-processing facility he has opened in Ticonderoga. The plant can take up to 10 cows or other animals a day, with expansion to as many as 50 a day once it gets its permanent operating license.

Ti meat processor up and running

By: LOHR McKINSTRY

TICONDEROGA — Many turned out to tour the $1.4 million Adirondack Meat Company in Ticonderoga, which can handle cows, pigs, hogs, goats and sheep.

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Richard L. Gast, Extension program educator II, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Energy, agriculture programs assistant, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin County, 355 West Main St., Suite 150, Malone, 12953. Phone 483-7403, fax 483-6214 or email rlg24@cornell.edu.

Addiction to energy has costs

By: By Richard Gast, Cornell Ag Connection

---- — Damage to environment, climate change just two of the problems caused by runaway energy consumption, according to columnist Richard Gast.

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NY forms task force to help farmers

ALBANY — Interagency group will be charged with improving how state agencies work with people in the agriculture industry.

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Peter Hagar is an agricultural educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension in Clinton County, 6064 Rt. 22, Plattsburgh, N.Y., 12901. Phone 561-7450.

Healthy environment good for farming

By: Peter Hagar, Cornell Ag Connection

Best practices and conservation are top priorities for modern farmers, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

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Richard L. Gast, Extension program educator II, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Energy, agriculture programs assistant, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin County, 355 West Main St., Suite 150, Malone, 12953. Phone 483-7403, fax 483-6214 or email rlg24@cornell.edu.

Timber management has many benefits

By: By Richard Gast, Cornell Ag Connection

The use of applicable timber-management practices can help deer survive the winter, according to columnist Richard Gast

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