Elizabeth Higgins

Elizabeth Higgins

Business Management Specialist
845-691-7151
EMAIL - https://enych.cce.cornell.edu/email_form.php?id=90
Regional Programs

Areas of Interest
Business Management & Planning, Risk Management, Agricultural Economics

Liz Higgins started her career in agriculture in policy analysis in Washington, DC. One of her assignments was as special assistant to the Administrator of USDA-AMS on the Final Rule of the National Organic Program. Liz has experience in rural economic development as the director of the Center for Rural Development at Louisiana Tech University and most recently worked with Cornell Cooperative Extension in both Ulster and Sullivan Counties as a program leader in Nutrition and Consumer Programs, Watershed Management and Agriculture and Natural Resources. Liz will be providing research and extension support to growers in Eastern New York in farm business management, business planning and risk management and agricultural economics. Liz is looking forward to working with eastern NY growers on a wide variety of projects.