Workshops for Dairy Farmers to Combat Market Volatility

Mon, 03/21/2011 - 6:30am

“Managing the Margin” workshops will teach producers effective risk management strategies they can use to control price risks and improve their bottom line. The workshop will be presented by John Berry, Marketing Specialist with Penn State University. Read more

Local Planning for Agriculture: What can your Town do?

By: Planning

Tue, 03/30/2010 - 3:00pm

On Tuesday, March 30th, 2010, 7:00pm at the Town of Great Valley Municipal Building 4808 Route 219, Great Valley, NY

This workshop is designed for town supervisors, town planning boards, town zoning boards of appeals, farmers, farm landowners and anyone interested in farmland protection in our County. 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

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.

Farmers Must Deal with Flooded Crops Now and at Harvest

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 9:32am

As the water recedes from last week’s rains, farmers are now left to deal with the aftermath of damaged crops. There are immediate concerns for crops already harvested and future concerns for crops yet to be harvested. In each case, farmers should try to segregate storage flooded crops from unaffected crops.

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