Genesee River Demonstration Farms Network Launches in New York

American Farmland Trust and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service have announced the launch of the Genesee River Demonstration Farms Network, a project using real New York farms to highlight practical and innovative conservation practices that benefit farm viability, water quality, and other natural resources. Farmers can visit the Genesee River Demonstration Farms Network webpage to find upcoming field days and events hosted by demonstration farms in the network and gain access to farm case studies, resources, and more. Participating farms include Gary Swede Farms LLC, a 4,500-acre crop and vegetable farm with a partnership with a 2,000-cow dairy, and Har-Go Farms, a 650-acre organic dairy farm that uses cover crops and nutrient management practices.