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Range & Pasture

Voluntary Conservation Works


This area of the NRCS New York web site provides links to tools and information to assist the conservation planner, farmer, and consumer understand and promote the vitality of grass-based farming in New York state.

New Report Spotlights Potential of New York Grasslands

A new report published by the Cornell Small Farms Workteam on Grasslands Utilization focuses on recommended actions in research, education, extension, and policy to realize the potential of New York State's grasslands as a farming resource.

Information Resources

Cornell University Forage-Livestock Systems
Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI)
Grazing Land Technical Publications
Graze New York
Northeast Grazing Guide
USDA NRCS National Range and Pasture Handbook
Conservation Practices Photo Gallery

Sugar cane molasses is a rich source of sugars, is available in organic form, and may be

Molasses Supplementation of Grazing Dairy Cows

Summary of Case Study, Continuous Culture Fermenter Trials, and Controlled Research Farm Study

Please visit the national NRCS Pasture and Rangeland web site.

Contact Information

Karen Hoffman, Resource Conservationist
Norwich, New York
Telephone: 607-334-4632 extension 116
E-mail: Karen Hoffman

Dave Roberts, Resource Conservationist
Marcy, New York
Telephone: 315-736-3316 extension 101Service Center Locator
E-mail: Dave Roberts