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Can Your Farm Survive Another Year of Low Milk Prices?

Historically, dairy prices are high for one year and low for two years, with the highs and lows getting more extreme. However, farmers are now headed for a third year of low milk prices.  Can you and your farm survive it?  Cornell Cooperative Extension is gathering some experts to create a strategic plan to make sure you do.

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Will You Be Glad to See 2016 Go?

Seems like every day of the year is a time period earmarked for something.  For instance, yesterday was "Good Riddance" day, say goodbye to things you don't like.  Today is "Tick-Tock" day to remind us to get those unfinished projects done before the end of the year, that's what I need another reminder of things I haven't done.   So will you be glad to see 2016 go away?

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Can I Burn This? New York Laws on Open Burning

As the saying goes "back in my day," most kids had the chore of burning the trash.  Today, not so much.  In fact, in today's world burning trash is illegal.  But what about in rural areas and for that matter; camp fires and bonfires? Mary Wrege with Cornell Cooperative Extension has the answers.

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How To Calculate Snow Load on Your Roof and Safely Remove It

You don't have to live in Central or Upstate New York for long to know snow can come quickly and in feet not inches.  If you haven't experience it yourself, you probably know someone who has, roofs collapsing form the weight of all that snow and even ice buildup. Mary Wrege from Cornell Cooperative Extension has some tips on calculating how much weight there is and how to safely remove it.

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What Christmas Treat Can You Just Not Resist?

I pretty proud that I've managed to drop some pounds even when it's the holiday season of eating.  About a week before Thanksgiving started I began a diet plan that has helped me shed about 30 or 35 pounds.  I made it past the stuffing, pies and rolls; but one thing fought its way past my guard.  Okay, maybe it was two.

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