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
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
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
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.
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.