Early Morning Farm booth at the Ithaca Farmers' Market, 06/10/2013 (Cornell University Photography)
Image by Robert Barker

Beginning Farmers

hay field in Ulysses NY
Image by Sandy Repp

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Farm Safety

Cornell Small Farms Program graphic

Cornell Small Farms Program

Resources for Farmers

Resources for Farmers


Madison County is truly an agricultural county, with nearly 45% of land in the county being dedicated to agriculture. According to the 2017 Census of Agriculture by the USDA, Madison County is home to 691 farms, averaging 224 acres in size, with a median size of 105 acres.


Maryellen Sheehan
Agriculture and Horticulture Resource Educator
315-684-3001- ext 126

Last updated December 20, 2023