New York Farm Show

Syracuse, New York, February 25-27 The 30th annual New York Farm Show, held at the State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, New York, Feb. 26-28, will feature more than hundreds of commercial exhibitors with innovative products and plenty of services on hand to fill six buildings. The annual event will involve young people from 4-H, Future Farmers … Read more

Hitting the road

Last month, I attended the Bejo Seeds ( Open House and Demonstration Event. We were lucky enough to pick a few onions and tomatoes at their research division in Geneva, New York. During that hot summer day, I joined one of the many tours with our tour guide, Ken McCammon. McCammon noted that they were … Read more

Organic Apples in New York

Organic apple production has expanded in the U.S. since the turn of the century. The state of Washington, especially, has added organic apple acreage. According to the USDA’s Economic Research Service, about 90 percent of the nation’s organic apple acreage is in the Evergreen State. In the Northeast, organic apple growing is just at the … Read more