Natural Resources

fresh compost

Making Compost!

Find resources here on how to start and maintain a home compost bin! Learn how to turn food and yard waste into "black gold" for your garden!

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Hemlock woolly adelgid  (Adelges tsugae) -adult

Hemlock Pest

The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid lives and feeds on hemlock trees. Infested trees can die within 2 years, although 10-12 years is more common.

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Adult emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888

Emerald Ash Borer

Learn how to identify the Emerald Ash Borer, monitor your Ash trees, detect and report possible EAB in your trees, and more, with resources we've compiled on this site.

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woods, Yates County

Woodlot Management

Visit our section of pages on Woodlot Management for resources that can help you make your woods healthier and more productive.

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screenshot of claymation "jumping worm" video

Jumping Worm Video

Learn about why invasive jumping worms threaten Northeastern forests, what makes them so invasive, and what you can do to prevent their spread, in this claymation video!

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"Firewood Stacked Up to Dry Showing Annual Rings"

Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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Contact

Rich Taber
Grazing/Ag Economic Development Specialist
rbt44@cornell.edu
(607) 334-5841 ext. 1121

Last updated September 7, 2018