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Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Non-Native EarthwormsLearn how introduced earthworms are degrading our forests.

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4-H Livestock Series Kick-Off
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4-H Livestock Series Kick-Off

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Join us as we kick-off our Livestock educational event series. Whether you are interested in market animals or livestock in general (Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats, Chickens, and Turkeys), this kick-off meeting will be your opportunity to express your interests and help determine the direction of seri...

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4-H NEW Poultry Club Kick-Off
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4-H NEW Poultry Club Kick-Off

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Are you interested in learning more about poultry? Chickens? Ducks? Geese? Guinea Hens? Interest is the only requirement join us for the kick-off event. Please RSVP to Ann Supa ams364@cornell.edu

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Winter 2018 Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop

Saturday, January 27, 2018

This class will prepare you for getting your own honeybees this spring with an overview of equipment, honeybee management, and of course honeybees themselves.Presented by the Southern Tier Beekeepers Association. Bring a drink and snack. Registered participants will receive a CD of the presenta...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, January 27, 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 Exhibit Creation
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4-H Exhibit Creation

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Join us for Exhibit Creation! A day of workshops to deepen your knowledge within your current project area or spark an interest for a new one! Pack a lunch and join us for a day of fun creations many of which will make great exhibits at county fair! Pick your favorite topics! Public SpeakingFood...

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Winter 2018 Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop

Saturday, January 27, 2018

This class will prepare you for getting your own honeybees this spring with an overview of equipment, honeybee management, and of course honeybees themselves.Presented by the Southern Tier Beekeepers Association. Bring a drink and snack. Registered participants will receive a CD of the presenta...

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

Thursday, February 1, 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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Exploring the Small Farm Dream: Is Farming Right for You?

Thursday, February 8, 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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Production of Chinese Medicinal Herbs in NYS

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Some crops take on value to buyers as a group, not singly — particularly Chinese medicinal herbs. The movement toward producing these herbs in the U.S. has slowly gained ground over the past two decades. An effective production and marketing model involves close cooperation between licensed her...

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Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Colorful, Creative, and TastySimple ways to liven up your meals and snacks.

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

Thursday, February 15, 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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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 PinesLearn 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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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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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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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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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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