Events

Hemp Field Day

August 10, 2019 - 10:00am

CCE-Madison County Building 100 Eaton Street Morrisville, New York 13408

Join us for a full day workshop focused on growing Hemp in New York State. Dr. Jennifer Gilbert Jenkins will present on her latest research and we will have an opportunity to tour the SUNY Morrisville research fields. Please register with Sarah [email protected]

Veterans in Ag: Holistic Planned Grazing

August 20, 2019 - 10:00am

3247 Rush Mendon Road, Honeoye Falls New York

The Cornell Small Farms Program project Farm OPS is providing series of training workshops throughout 2019 for veterans interested in agriculture. Veterans interested in these programs must be enrolled at a VA facility in NYS (VISN2 area). In this class we’ll learn how to improve the land with animals. We’ll discuss different grazing management techniques including Holistic Planned Grazing and when to use them. In the afternoon participants will break into small groups to create a grazing plan. We’ll head out in the field to learn some simple pasture monitoring techniques.

Cover Cropping Workshop

September 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY

At this workshop, you will learn about the different types of seasonally-appropriate cover crops, how to fit cover crops into your crop rotations, and how cover crops can support beneficial insect populations.

"How to" Market Better Series: Reaching Online Shoppers

September 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

Washington County Fairgrounds 392 Old Schuylerville Road Greenwich, NY 12834

Be a part of the online holiday rush by making sure your website and online store are encouraging shoppers to spend their holiday budget with your business!

"How to" Market Better Series: Be Retail Ready

October 8, 2019 - 6:00pm

Washington County Fairgrounds 392 Old Schuylerville Road Greenwich, NY 12834

From licenses needed, certifications available and labeling requirements, this session will go through all that is needed to be successful and ready for retail. The group will not only learn what is out there, but will hear how successful area businesses navigated the sea of regulations and opportunities, and what worked best for them.

Business Planning and Financial Management I

October 24, 2019 - 10:00am

This two-part workshop will help new farmers improve their business management skills through introductory lessons in administration and financial management, enterprise budgeting, record-keeping and analysis, core financial documents (e.g., balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement), business planning, and capital sourcing.

Business Planning and Financial Management II

November 7, 2019 - 10:00am

Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY

This part-two of a workshop that will help new farmers improve their business management skills through introductory lessons in administration and financial management, enterprise budgeting, record-keeping and analysis, core financial documents (e.g., balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement), business planning, and capital sourcing.

Aspiring Farmers Academy

January 21, 2020 - 6:00pm

Oriskany, New York 13424

Are you looking to get into farming, have a startup operation, or are looking to re-strategizing your farm? The Aspriing Farmers Academy is a series of workshop on topics such as Whole Farm Planning, Marketing, Business Management, Land Acquisition & Tenure, Sustainable Farming Practices that are designed to help farmers make informed farm planning decisions. At the end of each workshop additional resources and Cornell service provider contact information will be provide.