Amy Barkley

Amy Barkley

Livestock Specialist

CCE Erie County
21 South Grove Street
East Aurora, NY 14052

cell 716-640-0844


Areas of Interest
beef, sheep, goat, and poultry production; beginning farmer support; product quality and consistency

Amy BarkleyAmy grew up on a small farm in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science with a minor in Poultry and Avian Science from Penn State University. After graduation, she attained her Master's Degree in Animal Science from Penn State, where her research focused in renewable, alternative bedding materials for broiler production and their impacts on broiler performance, welfare, and the environment. Following graduation, Amy worked in quality assurance for a national egg company, working with farms of all sizes across the nation to ensure compliance in food safety, nutrition, product quality, and animal welfare. Amy and her husband Zach reside in East Concord, NY on a farm which they are excited to make their own. In her free time, she tends to an extensive garden, small orchard, and honeybees, and loves cooking and baking. Amy is looking forward to working with area farmers to ensure their current and continued success.


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Field Crops

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Dairy

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Upcoming Events

2024 Aurora Farm Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 1, 2024
Aurora, NY

The annual Cornell Field Crop Research Field Day will be Thursday, August 1 at the Musgrave Research Farm, Aurora, N.Y. The program features walking and hay wagon tours in the morning and afternoon. 

2024 Broiler Field Day at Laughing Earth Farm

August 19, 2024 : 2024 Broiler Field Day at Laughing Earth Farm
Cropseyville, NY

Join us for a free field day to explore broiler production, processing, and finances. Zack and Annie Metzger will be our hosts. They have run this 200 year-old small diversified farm for 8 years. They process their poultry in a 20C kitchen, where they produce value-added products like sausage and dehydrated chicken feet.

2024 Broiler Field Day at Majestic Farm

August 20, 2024 : 2024 Broiler Field Day at Majestic Farm
Mountaindale, NY

Join us for a free field day to explore broiler production, processing, and finances. Brett and Sara Budde will be our hosts. They raise slow-growth organic broilers on their diversified farm in large flocks on woodland pasture. Their birds are processed into whole birds, parts, and chicken sausage.

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