Cortland County, New York
The area is beautiful, especially the Seven Valleys area where I bought a farm some years ago, just south of Cortland. It is a larger 130 acre farm where I hope to develop biofuels. After rebuilding it, my two story house is very nice and the property is absolutely breathtaking with hill top views. Plenty of water, trees, and during the winter, plenty of snow.I just love it!
I had to move back to my out of state home to take a job until the biofuels market develops. Persons with master's degrees are working at Staples. However, I do like the fact that the area still seems stable and is holding its own. Cornell University is only 30 miles west from my farm which is very supportive for new ideas like alternative energy sources. Taxes are high so I'm anxious to plant something/anything to get an agricultural tax break.
For the most part, I like the people there, regular conservative types, but there are a few wing nut cases out there. I will never understand Read More