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Maple Acres Black Angus Beef

Maple Acres Beef farm is the oldest working farm in Cortland County! In 1809 George Washington Hicks began to farm in the beautiful hills of McGraw, NY. Originally a dairy, the farm was one of the premier Guernsey herds in its day, milking over 70 head in the 1940’s.  The dairy was operational until 1970 when the family decided it was best to sell their cattle and just farm the land instead. There were no animals at the farm until Betsy and Jesse Hicks decided to take over the ...

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Fall on the Farm
16 Nov 2020

Fall on the Farm

  • Posted In: Featured, Announcements

We asked our NYS animal agriculturalists to submit photos from around their farms during the 2020 fall season. We received numerous breathtaking landscapes, happy animals enjoying the cool mornings, and many hardworking farmers finishing their yearly harvest....

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