The Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture is one of the premier regional agricultural Cornell Cooperative Extension programs in New York, serving a large multi-county area in the Champlain Valley, Capital Region and Hudson Valley of the state. The team's Specialists work together with Cornell faculty and extension educators statewide to address the issues that impact the vegetable, tree fruit, small fruit and grape industries. The Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program provides educational programs and information to growers and agri-business professionals, arming them with the knowledge to profitably produce and market safe and healthful horticultural crops, contributing to the viability of farms and the economic wellbeing of New York State. Specifically, our program focuses on food safety, variety evaluation, market development, pest management, and cultural practices.
Growers and agri-business professionals must enroll in our program to benefit from many of our educational offerings including our newsletter, direct mailings, and pest alerts.
The Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program is supported, in part, by
17 county Cornell Cooperative Extensions in the Capital Region of New York:
Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Fulton, Greene, Orange,
Montgomery, Putnam, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie,
Ulster, Warren and Washington Counties.
To visit one of these Cornell Cooperative Extension's web sites,
simply click on a county within the map.
Income Tax Planning for Farms that File a Schedule F
October 13, 2021 : Session 1: Tax Planning, Goals, and Foundations
Our first session will provide an overview of tax planning, the management of tax liability, and assessing your record keeping system.
October 20, 2021 : Session 2: Understanding the Schedule F, Depreciation, Profit/Loss Determinations
The second session will delve into everything Schedule F - depreciation and classifying revenues and expenses.
October 27, 2021 : Session 3: Income Tax Planning Strategies and Timelines
The final session will be led by a professional tax-preparer who will introduce tax planning strategies and the timeline for implementation with ample time for questions and discussion.
Wholesale Market Readiness for Vegetable and Produce Farms
October 28, 2021
Join Elizabeth Higgins and Extension Specialist with the Eastern NY Commercial Hort Team, Cornell University Cooperative Extension, and Michelle Proscia, Agriculture Educator with CCE Sullivan, for a lunchtime discussion about how farms can prepare for selling on the wholesale market and the benefits of scaling up. Topics include: labeling, recordkeeping, grading standardization of product, and post harvest handling.
This program is supported by the USDA, NIFA Award #: 2019-70020-30347