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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Saturday, March 30, 2019

THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENTDuring 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...

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Juneberry Festival 2017 at Juneberry Farm in Willard NY
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Inherent Risk for on Farms

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

On April 2nd from 6 to 8 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be holding an Inherent Risk Workshop to help farms understand the new legislation. The presenter for the evening with be Karin Bump from Cooperative Extension of Madison County.

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Ask the Experts: Strategic Marketing Strategies

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

What are the most effective ways to market your products in the buy local movement? Who are your customers? How do you find out your community demographics to better understand your target customers? Can we compete with larger corporations for space in the marketing realm? Join Cornell Coope...

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Season Extension and Low Tunnel Construction Workshop

Saturday, April 6, 2019

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 prov...

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Building and Planting in Raised Beds

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Learn about the benefits of growing in a raised bed and how to construct a raised bed that suits your needs. Learn space requirements for most common vegetables plants. This class is demonstration only. Please dress for the weather.The cost of this class is $10 per household.Class size is lim...

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Feathered Friends Camp for 5th and 6th graders

Monday, April 15, 2019

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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4-H Exhibit Creation

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

A day of workshops to deepen your knowledge within your current project area and/or spark an interest for a new one, all with the possibility of bringing home some great exhibits for county fair! Registration fees are covered by grants from IBM and Google, so we ask that youth who participate, en...

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4-H Exhibit Creation

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A day of workshops to deepen your knowledge within your current project area and/or spark an interest for a new one, all with the possibility of bringing home some great exhibits for county fair! Registration fees are covered by grants from IBM and Google, so we ask that youth who participate, en...

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Composting for Beginners

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

This workshop is held in cooperation with Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES). Composting is essential for maintaining a healthy, productive vegetable garden. Learn to create systems of composting and what materials to incorporate from your household. Participants will leave wi...

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4-H Enrollment Deadline for New Members

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Youth must be enrolled by May 1st to participate in County Fair

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Rain Barrels and Irrigation Workshop

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Learn what you need to know about adding a rain water collection and irrigation system to your yard.We will discuss the problems of storm water runoff and ways to mitigate them. Then we will visit the newly developed Rainwater Collection and Irrigation Demonstration site and other irrigation...

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Advanced Home Composting

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

This workshop is held in cooperation with Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES) If you’ve already been composting, but would like to improve your results, then this workshop is for you! We’ll explore the science of composting to learn about the micro and macro organisms that...

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Master Gardener Plant Sale

Saturday, May 25, 2019

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, visit the Farmers Market then take home some purc...

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4-H at NYS Fair

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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4-H Annual Club Reports Due

Monday, September 30, 2019

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