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Soil to Shelf Workshop
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Soil to Shelf Workshop

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!$60 for 3 week course until January 31st.$75 for 3 week course after February 1st.This 3-part series is designed to get your ready to bring your local products from the soil to the shelf. The product development & market readiness workshop series includes 3 days of learning ...

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Soil to Shelf

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

SOIL TO SHELFProduct Development & Market Readiness Workshop SeriesTuesday Evenings: February 21, 28, & March 7*6-8:30 PM at Cornell Cooperative Extension-Broome*Begins at 5, Networking Mixer is from 7-9Optional Local Field Trip Route in MarchBroome County Cornell Cooperative Extension is o...

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Annie's Project Classic: Risk Management for Farm Women

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Annie’s Project is a six-week course designed especially for farm women to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their farms. Sessions include brief presentations, discussions focused on the participant’s questions, and hands on training.Annie’s Project is designed for...

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4-H Market Animal Certificates Due (Beef and Dairy)

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Attached is the 4-H Market Animal Certificate. If you are planning on showing market beef or dairy steers you must turn this to Brian by March 1st. (Sheep, Goats and Pigs by May 15th).4-H_Broome_Market_Animal_Project_Certificate_2017.doc

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Master Your Farm Taxes

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Schedule F is only the beginning.Live preparation of an actual 2016 farm tax return will show you what goes where and highlight important issues, such as equipment depreciation, self-employment taxes, gasoline/fuel credits, savings strategies, and various deductibles.The presenter will be Gerald ...

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Soil to Shelf Workshop

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!$60 for 3 week course until January 31st.$75 for 3 week course after February 1st.This 3-part series is designed to get your ready to bring your local products from the soil to the shelf. The product development & market readiness workshop series includes 3 days of learning ...

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

During this five 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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Soil to Shelf

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

SOIL TO SHELFProduct Development & Market Readiness Workshop SeriesTuesday Evenings: February 21, 28, & March 7*6-8:30 PM at Cornell Cooperative Extension-Broome*Begins at 5, Networking Mixer is from 7-9Optional Local Field Trip Route in MarchBroome County Cornell Cooperative Extension is o...

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Soil to Shelf Workshop
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Soil to Shelf Workshop

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!$60 for 3 week course until January 31st.$75 for 3 week course after February 1st.This 3-part series is designed to get your ready to bring your local products from the soil to the shelf. The product development & market readiness workshop series includes 3 days of learning ...

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Annie's Project Classic: Risk Management for Farm Women

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Annie’s Project is a six-week course designed especially for farm women to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their farms. Sessions include brief presentations, discussions focused on the participant’s questions, and hands on training.Annie’s Project is designed for...

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

During this five 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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2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is offering a bus trip to the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 with the snow date of Thursday, March 16, 2017. This year’s Flower Show theme, HOLLAND: Flowering the World, will share the diverse stories of horticulture, in...

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Annie's Project Classic: Risk Management for Farm Women

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Annie’s Project is a six-week course designed especially for farm women to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their farms. Sessions include brief presentations, discussions focused on the participant’s questions, and hands on training.Annie’s Project is designed for...

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

During this five 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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Annie's Project Classic: Risk Management for Farm Women

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Annie’s Project is a six-week course designed especially for farm women to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their farms. Sessions include brief presentations, discussions focused on the participant’s questions, and hands on training.Annie’s Project is designed for...

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Growing Vegetables in a High Tunnel

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Calling all Veterans: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be hosting a workshop on learning the fundamentals of growing vegetables using high tunnels. This workshop will be a fast paced all-inclusive presentation given at Shared Roots Farm by Judson Reid, of the Cornell Cooperativ...

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

During this five 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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Annie's Project Classic: Risk Management for Farm Women

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Annie’s Project is a six-week course designed especially for farm women to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their farms. Sessions include brief presentations, discussions focused on the participant’s questions, and hands on training.Annie’s Project is designed for...

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

During this five 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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Annie's Project Classic: Risk Management for Farm Women

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Annie’s Project is a six-week course designed especially for farm women to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their farms. Sessions include brief presentations, discussions focused on the participant’s questions, and hands on training.Annie’s Project is designed for...

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Seed Starting Workshop

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Learn all you need to know to start your own garden vegetable or flower plants from seed indoors. Seed starting mixes, lighting needs and after-care of seedlings will be explained. Gain hands-on experience as you sow seeds in a six-pack container. (Seeds will be provided or you can bring your...

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Building a Better Tomato Cage

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Tired of those wimpy wire tomato cages? Construct your own cages from concrete rebar wire with the help of Master Gardener Volunteers and CCE Staff. Each cage is 5 ft. tall and 2 ft. in diameter. All materials and tools needed are provided. Please dress for the weather and bring a pair of...

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Season Extension and Low Tunnel Construction

Sunday, April 9, 2017

You can easily add 2 weeks to the start and end of the growing season by the use of low tunnels, frost blankets with supports. Construct you own 4 ft. low tunnel hoops and learn tips and techniques from Master Gardener Volunteers at Cutler Botanic Garden. Hoop material, ½ inch EMT, will be ...

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Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Work with Master Gardeners in CBG learning proper techniques pruning trees and shrubs. Learn how, why and when to prune, proper tools, tool maintenance, etc. We will be going out to the gardens for the second hour so please dress for the weather. (In the event of rain/snow cancellation, ...

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Raising Pigs & Sheep

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be hosting a workshop on learning the fundamentals of raising small livestock such as pigs and sheep. This workshop will be a fast paced all-inclusive presentation given at McRey Farm. Topics that will be covered include: breeds best suited for ...

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4-H Market Animal Certificates Due (Sheep, Goats, & Pigs)

Monday, May 15, 2017

Attached is the 4-H Market Animal Certificate. If you are planning on showing market Sheep, Goats and/or Pigs this must be turned in to Brian Aukema by May 15th. (Beef and dairy steers due March 1st)

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Cutler Botanic Garden Master Gardener Plant Sale

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Herbs, perennials, shrubs, roses and ornamental grasses are just a sampling of what you’ll find at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Plant Sale. Get growing and planting advice from Master Gardeners; enjoy a stroll around Cutler Botanic Garden, then take home some purchased plants to grow in...

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Compost Troubleshooting

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Having difficulties composting? Does your compost seem to take forever? Sometimes our efforts to make “black gold” come up short. We’ll explore some of the common composting problems and learn some simple strategies  to solve them. The works is free, but please let us know you'll be att...

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Compost Troubleshooting

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Having difficulties composting? Does your compost seem to take forever? Or does the smell remind you of rotten eggs? Sometimes our efforts to make “black gold” come up short. During this workshop we’ll explore some of the common composting problems and learn how to solve them. We’ll also d...

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