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4-H Teen Winter Weekend
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4-H Teen Winter Weekend

Friday, February 16, 2018

LEWIS COUNTY 4-H TEEN WINTER WEEKENDThe Theme: Polar Express Christmas in February!Possible programming for 2018 includes: Winter Games Snowshoeing Team Building Cross Country Skiing Ice Breakers Indoor Hands on WorkshopsOpen to NYS 4-H’ers ages 13 -19 (as of January 1) CHAPERONE and TRAN...

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Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Ferns and Ground Pines Learn about some of our native ferns and ground pines.

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Exploring the Small Farm Dream: Is Farming Right for You?

Thursday, February 22, 2018

During this four part series participants will begin to think through small scale farming as a business (rather than a hobby), learn what it takes to start and manage a farm business and decide whether that is something they want to pursue. Through in-classroom education, peer support and sel...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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4-H County Public Presentations
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4-H County Public Presentations

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Public Presentations is often cited by 4-H alumni as the most significant and valuable 4-H learning experience, more so than any other 4-H program. Youth, with the support of their families, clubs, and 4-H staff learn to develop presentations on topics that are most relevant and exciting to them....

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4-H NYS Guernsey Calf Award Application Due
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4-H NYS Guernsey Calf Award Application Due

Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Calf Scholarship Award Program is sponsored by the New York State Guernsey Breeders Association for the purpose of encouraging those who do not presently own Guernseys to become involved with the Guernsey Breed. A purebred Guernsey Calf will be awarded to the applicant who shows interest ...

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SOLD OUT! Philadelphia Flower Show 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is offering a bus trip to the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 with the snow date of Thursday, March 8, 2018. This year’s Flower Show theme, "Wonders of Water," will celebrate the beauty and life-sustaining interplay of hor...

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Canning with Ann - Preserving Meats
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Canning with Ann - Preserving Meats

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Join our resident Master Preserver on Saturday, February 24 from 3 - 5 pm for Canning With Ann - Preserving Meats!We will look at 2 different ways to preserve meats. We will be making beef jerky in a dehydrator and using a pressure canner to can chicken or beef. Each participant will go home with...

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Thursday, March 8, 2018

During this four part series hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural venture. This is applicable whether you ...

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Emerging Opportunities for Agriculture

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Join CCE Broome County for a discussion on:Emerging Opportunities for Agriculture Tuesday March 13th, 9am-3pmKeynote Speaker: Rob Salamida, owner/founder of The Rob Salamida Co, Inc. Rob will talk about his experience in starting his marinade business, working through NYS & local regulations and...

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Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

What does the Nutrition Label tell you?Knowledge is empowerment.

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Thursday, March 15, 2018

During this four part series hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural venture. This is applicable whether you ...

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Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Flood Plain WondersLearn about plants and animals that live along the floodplain.

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Thursday, March 22, 2018

During this four part series hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural venture. This is applicable whether you ...

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Thursday, March 29, 2018

During this four part series hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural venture. This is applicable whether you ...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Feathered Friends Camp for 4th and 5th graders
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Feathered Friends Camp for 4th and 5th graders

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Learn about birds through games, crafts and walks. A small snack will be provided. Camper's must bring a packed lunch!

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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