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Managing Strawberry Bugs

Date(s): 
Tue, 09/22/2009 - 8:45am

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

Class in Sinclairville: Beginning a Successful Small Farm Operation

Date(s): 
Wed, 09/23/2009 - 3:00pm

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

Class in Arcade: Beginning a Successful Small Farm Operation

Date(s): 
Tue, 09/22/2009 - 3:00pm

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

Pasture Management and Hay Quality Evaluation

Date(s): 
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

Alternative Production Methods for Strawberries

Date(s): 
Wed, 09/09/2009 - 8:45am

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

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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