Dairy farms account for 2/3 to 3/4 of the farm sales in our region.
Image by Sandy Repp

Dairy farms account for 2/3 to 3/4 of the farm sales in our region.

Image by Sandy Repp

SCNY Dairy & Field Crops Team

The South Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Program serves Broome, Chemung, Cortland, Tioga & Tompkins Counties to help producers meet their goals and enhance dairy farm profitability to maintain a strong dairy industry in the region.

The South Central NY Dairy and Field Crops Program works with farmers on:

  • Forage Quality
  • Integrated Crop Management
  • Water Quality & Environmental Compatibility with Crops
  • Dairy Enterprise Performance & Management
  • Dairy Replacement Enterprise
  • Dairy Feeds and Feeding
  • Dairy Livestock Environments
  • Intensive Management Grazing
  • Small farm technologies
  • Direct Marketing & On-farm Processing
  • Organic Dairy Transition
  • Crop Insurance Education

Dairy farms dominate the farm landscape, and they account for 2/3 to 3/4 of the farm sales in the region. Abundant natural rainfall and a great tradition of dairy farming makes the Northeast an important dairy-producing area of the country.


This program is supported by Cornell University and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Chemung, Cortland, Tioga & Tompkins Counties

Last updated May 5, 2016