Land Lease Workshop: Extra Land? Consider Leasing

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, Posted on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 9:15am

Not sure what to do with your rural acreage? Do you have some land you want farmed out or are you a farmer looking for some extra acreage? If so, you may be joining the ranks of the many landowners and farmers in the Northeast who, by working together are helping keep the “working landscape” open and productive.  Cornell Cooperative Extension will host 2 meetings to assist land owners understanding of options to put their land resource to work for them.

If you are planning to work with a farmer or landowner, there are several issues to consider before you enter into an agreement to create a successful working relationship. The purpose of the workshop is to provide you with the steps involved in putting together an effective farmland and/or woodlot lease. Learn which agencies and organizations can help you make an informed decision about what can be grown on your land and protecting your resources with lease options.

Workshop will be offered in 2 locations:

Cornell Cooperative Extension Center 5435A County Rd 48 Belmont – Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 7:00-8:30 pm. Pre-registration requested by March 28th 2011 as space is limited. To register call Lynn Bliven at 585-268-7644 ext. 18 or email: lao3 [at] cornell [dot] edu with name and number attending.

Great Valley Town Hall, 4808 Route 219, Great Valley, NY- Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 7:00-8:30 pm. Pre-registration requested by April 11th 2011as space is limited. To register call Lynn Bliven at 716-699-2377 ext. 124 or email: lao3 [at] cornell [dot] edu with name and number attending.

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