Field Staff

If there is not a staff person listed for your county, you may contact:

Mike Baker
Beef Cattle Extension Specialist
114 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone 607-255-5923
E-mail: mjb28@cornell.edu

Harvest New York

MacKenzie Waro
Livestock Processing & Marketing Specialist
CCE Otsego County
123 Lake Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
cell 607-287-1292
email mlw55@cornell.edu
Website: http://harvestny.cce.cornell.edu/specialist.php?id=12

Albany Columbia Greene Schenectady Washington   

Hank Bignell, Extension Educator
Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program
Cornell University Cooperative Extension
61 State St
Troy, NY 12180
Phone:  (518) 272-4210
Email:  hdb48@cornell.edu

Allegany

Lynn A. Bliven, Issue Leader
Cornell Cooperative Extension Allegany
5435A County Rd 48
Belmont, NY 14813
585-268-7644 ext. 18
email: lao3@cornell.edu

Broome

Brian J. Aukema, Sr. Extension Resource Educator
840 Upper Front St
Binghamton, NY 13905
Phone:  607-584-9967
Fax:  607-723-5951
Email:  bja14@cornell.edu

Cattaraugus     

Cayuga

Keith Severson
315-255-1183 ext 225
kvs5@cornell.edu

Judy Wright
315-255-1183 ext 234
jlw24@cornell.edu

248 Grant Avenue
Auburn, NY 13021
Fax: 315-255-1187

Chautauqua 

Lisa Kempisty, Extension Educator
3542 Turner Road
Jamestown, NY 14071
Phone: 716-664-9502
Fax: 716-664-6327
Email:  ljk4@cornell.edu

Chenango

Rich Taber
Grazing/Ag Economic Development Specialist
99 N. Broad St.
Norwich, NY 13815
Phone: 607-334-5841, ext.21
Fax:  607-336-6961
Email:  rbt44@cornell.edu

Clinton

Sara Bull
Ag Outreach Educator
6064 Route 22 Suite 5
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone:   518-561-7450
Email:  slk95@cornell.edu

Columbia

Hank Bignell, Extension Educator
Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program
Cornell University Cooperative Extension
61 State St
Troy, NY 12180
Phone:  (518) 272-4210
Email:  hdb48@cornell.edu

Roy “Mick” Bessire
479 Route 66
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone:   518-828-3346
Fax:   518-828-3069
Email:  rgb8@cornell.edu

Cortland    Chemung    Tioga    Schuyler  Tompkins  

Heather Birdsall, Sr. Extension Educator
60 Central Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045
Phone:  607-753-5077
Email:  hhb6@cornell.edu

Delaware

Rich Toebe
Watershed Livestock Educator
Watershed Agricultural Program
44 West Street
Walton, NY 13856
rrt43@cornell.edu
Phone: (607) 865-7090
Fax:    (607) 865-5535

Dutchess

Jennifer Fimbel
Livestock Educator
Dutchess County Farm & Home Center
2715 Route 44
Millbrook, New York 12545
(845) 677-8223 x118
jlf20@cornell.edu
Essex

Kelsey O’Shea
2043b State Highway 68
Canton, NY 13617
TEL: 315-379-9192
FAX: 315-379-0926
Email: kio3@cornell.edu

Anita Deming, Executive Director
3 Sisco St PO Box 388
Westport NY 12993
Phone:  518-962-4810 (O)
518-586-1564 (C)
FAX:  518-962-8241
Email:  ald6@cornell.edu

Franklin

Diane Dumont
Center Court House
355 W. Main St., Suite 150
Malone, NY 12953
Phone:  518-483-7403
FAX:  518-483-6214
Email: drd9@cornell.edu

Fulton    Montgomery   

Crystal Stewart
Johnstown Hotel, Suite 210, 55 East Main St
Johnstown, NY  12095
Phone:  518-762-3909
Fax:   518-762-8155
Email:  cls263@cornell.edu

Greene

Hank Bignell, Extension Educator
Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program
Cornell University Cooperative Extension
61 State St
Troy, NY 12180
Phone:  (518) 272-4210
Email:  hdb48@cornell.edu

Mick Bessire
HCR3, Box 906
Cairo, NY 12413-9503
Phone:  518-622-9820
Fax:   518-622-0115
Email:  rgb8@cornell.edu

 

Hamilton

Nancy Welch, Executive Director/Sr. Resource Educator
Adirondack Comm. Ed. Center / Room 20
Route 8, PO Box 7
Pisco, NY 12139-0007
Phone:  518-548-6191
Fax:   518-548-7803
Email:  naw5@cornell.edu

 

Herkimer

Bernie Armata, Associate Director
5657 St. Rt. 5
E. Herkimer, NY 13350
Phone:  315-866-7920
Email:  bma3@cornell.edu

Jefferson

Ron Kuck
203 N. Hamilton St.
Watertown, NY 13601-2597
Phone:  315-788-8450
Fax:   315-788-8461
Email:  rak7@cornell.edu

Lewis

Mellissa Spence
mms427@cornell.edu

Michele Ledoux
mel14@cornell.edu

5274 Outer Stowe St, PO Box 72.
Lowville, New York 13367
Phone:  315-376-5270
Fax:   315-376-5281

Madison

Katherine Brosnan, Agriculture Community Educator
100 Eaton Street
Morrisville, NY 13035
Phone: 315-684-3001
Fax: 315-684-9290
Email: kmb279@cornell.edu

Niagara    Orleans    Monroe    Genesee    Livingston    Seneca    Ontario    Wayne    Wyoming Yates

Nancy Glazier, Small Farms Specialist
417 Liberty Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone:  315-536-5123
Fax:  315-536-5117
Email:  nig3@cornell.edu

Mark Wittmeyer, Livingston Cty
3 Murray Hill Dr
Mt. Morris, NY 14510
Phone:  585-658-3250
Email:  mjw16@cornell.edu

Elizabeth Claypoole, Wayne Cty
1581 Rt 88 North
Newark, Ny  14513
Phone:  315-331-8415 Ext 101
Fax:  315-331-8411
Email:  eac9@cornell.edu

Amy Pyra, Wayne Cty
Email:  anr32@cornell.edu

Oneida 

Marylynn Collins
121 Second Street
Oriskany, NY 12953
Phone:   315-736-3394, ext 132
Fax:   315-736-2580
Email:  mrm7@cornell.edu

Onondaga 

Melanie Palmer
CCE Onondaga County
The Atrium, 100 South Salina Street, Suite 170
Syracuse, NY  13202
Phone 315-424-9485  ext 228
Fax 315-424-7056
mjp232@cornell.edu

Orange    Ulster  

Rachel Moody
Equine/Livestock Educator
18 Seward Avenue, Suite 300 (Third Floor)
Middletown, New York 10940-1919
TEL: (845) 344-1234
ram72@cornell.edu

Oswego 

Jonathan Schell, Ag Team Coordinator
3288 Main St.
Mexico, NY 13114
Phone:   315-963-7286, Ext. 200
Email:  jjs69@cornell.edu

Otsego

Bill Gibson, Extension Educator
123 Lake St
Cooperstown, NY  13326
Phone:   607-547-2536 Ext. 226
Email:  wrg56@cornell.edu

Rensselaer

Hank Bignell, Extension Educator
Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program
Cornell University Cooperative Extension
61 State St
Troy, NY 12180
Phone:  (518) 272-4210
Email:  hdb48@cornell.edu

David Chinery
CCE Rensselaer County
61 State Street, Troy, NY 12180
Phone 518-272-4210
Fax 518-272-1648,
dhc3@cornell.edu

Saratoga  

Kirk Shoen
50 West High Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Phone:   518-885-8995
Fax:   : 518-885-9078
Email:  kjs264@cornell.edu

Schenectady

Hank Bignell, Extension Educator
Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program
Cornell University Cooperative Extension
61 State St
Troy, NY 12180
Phone:  (518) 272-4210
Email:  hdb48@cornell.edu

Schoharie  

David Cox, Ag Program Leader
173 S. Grand St.
Cobleskill, NY 12043
Phone:   518-234-4303
Fax:   : 518-234-4305
Email:  dgc23@cornell.edu

Steuben 

 

St. Lawrence

Betsy Hodge, Extension Educator
2043 b State Highway 68
Canton, NY 13617
Phone:   315-379-9192 ext 231
email: bmf9@cornell.edu

Suffolk

Britney Accettella, Animal Sciences Program Manager
350 Yaphank Ave.
Yaphank, NY 11980
Phone:   631-852-4603
Fax:   : 631-852-4606
Email:  bj42@cornell.edu

Karen Kazel, Livestock Program Coordinator
Phone:   631-852-4604
Fax:   : 631-852-4606
Email:  kk237@cornell.edu

Sullivan

Michelle Lipari
Community Educator, Agriculture & 4-H
Cornell University
Cooperative Extension Sullivan County
64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd., Liberty, NY 12754
845-292-6180, ext. 129
mml249@cornell.edu

Ulster

Jason Detzel, Livestock Educator
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County
232 Plaza Rd
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 340-3990
Jbd222@cornell.edu

Warren

Laurel Gailor, Natural Resource Issues Leader
577 Schroon River Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885-4807
Phone: 518-623-3291
Fax: 518-668-4912
Email:   lrg6@cornell.edu

Washington

Hank Bignell, Extension Educator
Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program
Cornell University Cooperative Extension
61 State St
Troy, NY 12180
Phone:  (518) 272-4210
Email:  hdb48@cornell.edu

Wyoming   

Nancy Glazier, Small Farms Specialist
417 Liberty Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone:  315-536-5123
Fax:  315-536-5117
Email:  nig3@cornell.edu

Holly Harwood
401 North Main Street
Warsaw, NY 14569-1091
Phone:   585-786-2251
Fax:   585-786-5148
Email:  hmh62@cornell.edu