Pasture Management and Hay Quality Evaluation

Tue, 10/20/2009 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm

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

Season Extension Utilizing High Tunnel Production

Sat, 10/24/2009 - 5:00am - 10:30am

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

How To Grow Giant Pumpkins Seminar

Sat, 04/04/2009 - 6:00am - 8:00am

This "how-to" seminar will be conducted by the areas own Andy Wolf, grower of the NYS record pumpkin of 1407 lbs, and sponsored by Pumpkinville, New York's oldest continuously working pumpkin farm. Learn how to grow giant pumpkins, about the Pumpkinville weighoff and receive free giant pumpkin seeds.

Location: Humphrey Fire Hall, 4591 Humphrey Road, County Road 18, Humphrey, NY
Phone: 716-699-2994 Read more

Fall Online Courses for Farmers Open for Registration

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 4:42pm

The growing season is still in full swing, but here at the Northeast Beginning Farmer Project, we're already thinking about "education season". Six of our 7 online courses - including 4 new topics - are still open for registration, ready to help you continue your farming education.

Land Lease Workshop: Extra Land? Consider Leasing

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 8:15am

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.

Classes for Beginning a Successful Small Farm Operation

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 3:14pm

Cornell University Cooperative Extension can offer you the training and resources to select an enterprise suited for success.

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