Erik Smith

Erik Smith

Area Field Crop Specialist

CCE Herkimer County
5657 State Route 5
Herkimer

cell 315-219-7786


Erik has 15 years of experience conducting agricultural research and educational outreach as a graduate student and extension professional. As a Finger Lakes native with grain and forage crop experience gained on his family's farm, he brings his knowledge to New York's agricultural community. Erik earned his BA from SUNY Oswego in Biology and his MS and PhD from Cornell University in Entomology.

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Dairy

Dairy

Livestock

Livestock

Forages

Forages

Grains

Grains

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Upcoming Events

Beef Quality Assurance

July 7, 2022
July 13, 2022
August 8 - August 9, 2022August 11, 2022
October 5 - October 6, 2022

Online Classroom Trainings and Chute-side Trainings.  Pick one of each.  

Topics covered include cattle nutrition, handling and vaccine protocols.

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Farm Service Agency is Hiring!

Internship/Temporary Positions through 9/30 available.  Looking to fill 5 vacancies in Eastern New York.

Duty Stations include:
  • Cooperstown
  • Ghent
  • Fultonville
  • Middletown
  • Millbrook
  • Schoharie
  • Troy
Excellent advancement opportunities.
Starting Pay $15-$20/per hour.
Deadline to apply is June 1, 2022. Send resume, by location:

Fultonville Sandra.Scott@usda.gov
Middletown Hans.Persoon@usda.gov
Millbrook Chelsea.Miglierelli@usda.gov
Cooperstown/Schoharie Kathryn.Hemstreet@usda.gov
Ghent/Troy Matthew.Forrest@usda.gov