Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate program will help farm owners plan for and manage disaster that might occur. It will focus on practical pre-disaster education and preparedness.
Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, 5435A County Road 48, Belmont, NY.
Cost is $35.00 per person. Space is limited and preregistration is required.
Contact Lynn Bliven at 585-268-7644 ext. 18 or lao3 [at] cornell [dot] edu for more information or to register.
The program will feature speakers from Cornell University addressing practical ideas that can be implemented to improve the profitability of dairy farms.
Cost is $15.00 per person.
Location: The Falcon’s Nest, 2001 East Main Street (Route 394), Falconer, NY.
Contact Lisa Kempisty at 716-664-9502 ext. 203 or ljk4 [at] cornell [dot] edu for more information or to register.
The Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County invite you to attend an evening gardening program open to the public. Master Gardeners will present a program of timely topics and conduct a Question & Answer session for any gardening questions guests might have. Spend an evening with the Master Gardeners and take home some great gardening information. *Pre-registration and fee information below. Read more
The St. Bonaventure University will welcome agriculture reporter Tom Rivers to campus to share what he learned firsthand about working conditions facing migrant farm laborers in Western New York. Read more
PLEASE join us for this FREE event for schools to learn about and taste local food for school meal programs.
Hor d’oeuvres & Networking at 4:15pm ~ Program begins at 5:00pm
Culinary Arts Dining Hall, Wellsville Campus of Alfred State College Campus map available at www.alfredstate.edu/visit/campus-maps/wellsville-campus Read more
What Does the Future Hold for Agriculture in Cattaraugus County?
We Need Your Ideas on March 19, 2013, 7:00 P.M. at the Great Valley Town Hall hosted by the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board.
Expert Panel and Open Discussion
Moderated by Dave Zilker, Chairman of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board
Managing Business Transition to a New Generation
Wondering about the future of your farm business? Then this “Planning for Succession” workshop is for you. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany-Cattaraugus and Erie Counties are sponsoring this workshop which will be held on Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Arcade village Fire Hall, 145 North Street, Arcade, NY. Registration starts at 10:00 AM and the workshop will run until 2:30 PM. Read more
The Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate program will help farm owners plan for and manage disasters that might occur. This program focuses on practical pre-disaster education and preparedness, regarding farm equipment safety on the road, fire or structure collapse, storm and wind damage, criminal activity, farm chemical risks and biosecurity. Read more