Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Allegany/Cattaraugus County in conjunction with The David A. Howe Public Library will host a Community Lecture on Thursday, October 22nd, 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) on the impact of invasive species on urban and rural forests. Read more
Snowmobile Safety Course Saturday December 5th from 10am till 6pm at the Ishua Valley Country Club in Franklinville.
Lunch will be provided courtesy of the Franklinville Snowmobile Club.
For children & adults. Must be at least 10 yrs of age.
Call Pam @ 716-676-9127 to pre-register.
A Free Webinar, “Managing the Strawberry Sap Beetle and Tarnished Plant Bug”, the second of the strawberry mini series will air live Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 12:45 PM. Dr. Greg Loeb, Cornell University, will speak about managing strawberry sap beetle and tarnished plant bug; Dr. Richard Cowles, University of Connecticut, will help growers better understand strawberry vine weevil and its management. Read more
The introductory course, "Beginning a Successful Small Farm Operation", is designed for small, part-time or prospective farmers will be held on Wednesday evenings, September 23rd, 30th, October 7th, and 14th in Sinclairville, New York and is offered by Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Read more
The introductory course, "Beginning a Successful Small Farm Operation", is designed for small, part-time or prospective farmers will be held on Tuesday evenings, September 22nd, 29th, October 6th, and 13th in Arcade, New York and is offered by Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Read more
Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany/Cattaraugus Counties will host a workshop on pasture management and hay evaluation on October 20th from 7:00-9:30PM at the Genesee Community College, 25 Edward Street, Arcade, New York, covering the opportunities for forage based enterprises in Western New York. Read more
Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Wyoming Counties will host a workshop on High Tunnel Fruit and Vegetable Production on Saturday, October 24th from 9:00am-2:30pm at the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, 115 E. Main St., Allegany, NY with the afternoon session held at Canticle Farms CSA finishing up at 2:00PM. Read more
A Free Webinar, “Alternative Production Methods for Strawberries”, will kick off the strawberry mini series when it airs live September 9th, 2009 at 12:45 PM. Featured speakers for this webcast are Dr. Lewis Jett, West Virginia State University, and Ms. Kathy Demchak, Penn State University. Dr. Jett will be speaking on growing strawberries in high tunnels. Ms. Demchak will be speaking on northeast approaches to growing strawberries on plastic. Read more