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Ever Onward

A new ending for the NYLocal trailer. We’ve added some more jobs to the list. Continue reading

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A Living Soil Amendment

Back to vermicompost again,  at Cornell University’s vermicompost research page, you can find the short 9-minute film: A Living Soil Amendment The film “is a general introduction to the vermicomposting process as a technology that transforms organic wastes into … Continue reading

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A Traditional Beginning

We begin our journey through the many many faces of agriculture with a tribute to that old and important job of feeding livestock through a long cold winter. Continue reading

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Junior Raindrop

NY Local will explore the science of agriculture. To begin with, here is a graphic explanation of the Hydrologic Cycle and the important terms associated with it. The Hydrologic Cycle English Version Every farmer depends on water and  everyone, both … Continue reading

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Pride of New York

Acting Agriculture Commissioner Darrel J. Aubertine is encouraging New Yorkers to buy and use local agriculture products Continue reading

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Robotics can take a lot of the backbreaking work out of a backbreaking profession. Continue reading

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On October 7, 2010, there was an open house at Wormpower, a vermicomposting operation in Avon, New York. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

“I would rather be a farmer than emperor of the world.” George Washington 1793 Continue reading

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