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Beth McKellips is an Agricultural Economic Development Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension in Madison County, where she creates programs to connect farmers with marketing opportunities, diversify through value-added products and provides business and technical support. She can be reached at 315.684.3001 x 126 or at bam233@cornell.edu.

Wanted: Infrastructure Real and Virtual

By Beth McKellips / June 27, 2012

When I first moved to Madison County in central NY, I was surprised to learn that very few farmers were selling products in the NYC market. In my fresh perspective, connecting upstate farmers to NYC seemed like a fairy tale waiting to happen.  Madison County had rolling hills that were not being plowed under to…

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