The topics and links below are related to agriculture and are designed to complement the Cayuga County Water Quality Management Agency.   There is not one agency in Cayuga County or New York State responsible for all aspects of water quality issues and concerns.

Listed below are topics which you may have questions and the agency most likely able to respond.

Final County Agriculture & Farmland Protection Plan

Improving Manure Management:  A Fourteen-Point Countywide Agenda For Action

Cayuga County Manure Management Guidelines

State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit for Agriculture

Harmful Algal Blooms and Cyanobacteria

New York State DEC Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Permit Information

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: Animal Feeding Operations

National Conference of State Legislatures: Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit for Agriculture

Cornell Local Roads Program

Guidelines for Municipal Maintenance of Roadside Ditches

Hydrilla Fact Sheet

How Best to Communicate with a Farmer Fact Sheet

Animal Agriculture Coalition

Soil Testing & Fertilizer Fact Sheets for the Home Lawn & Garden

NYS DEC: Lawn Fertilizer (NYS Nutrient Runoff Law)

  • Forest and Woodlot Management- CCE Cayuga County call Judy Wright at CCE Cayuga County 315-255-1183 Extension 234


If you cannot find your topic listed, please send your request to Cayuga County Water Quality Management Agency email address and someone will get back to you.

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