Posts by Carli Fraccarolli

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Save the Date for the First New York Soil Health Summit

By Carli Fraccarolli / May 23, 2018

Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Time: TBD Location: Empire State Plaza, Downtown Albany, NY Save the date for the first New York Soil Health Summit. This event, organized by the New York Soil Health project, is for…

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Apple Scouting Time: Growers Make Good Use of Research Data

By Carli Fraccarolli / May 19, 2018

Apple growers can put recent pest identification research to good use this spring as they scout their orchards for troublesome insects. The farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program funded…

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Job Openings in the Small Farms Program Office

By Carli Fraccarolli / April 19, 2018

The Cornell Small Farms Program is pleased to announce two open positions on our Team. Beginning Farmer Project Coordinator, Full Time The program is searching for a Project Coordinator that…

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Complete the NY Labor Survey for Farm Owners and Managers

By Carli Fraccarolli / March 27, 2018

Do you own or manage a farm in New York? Please take the Survey of Farm Labor Management Practices. Your feedback will help the Labor Ready Farmer’s Project develop educational programs…

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20 Minute Farm Manager Webinar Series

By Carli Fraccarolli / March 21, 2018

Join us for our April lunchtime webinar series featuring the best of the Good to Great in Ag Labor Management Program. Each webinar will take about 20 minutes and provide…

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Calling Specialty Mushroom Growers: Please Complete Survey on 2017 Harvest

By Carli Fraccarolli / March 8, 2018

The Cornell Small Farms Program is seeking farmers who have grown and sold specialty mushrooms commercially during 2017 in the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey,…

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Roundtables in Spanish: Coming up in March

By Carli Fraccarolli / February 27, 2018

Sessions will take place in the Hudson Valley and in western New York for Latino agricultural employees to gather feedback and help inform program development. These roundtables will offer an…

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New Local & Regional Food Systems Website!

By Carli Fraccarolli / February 15, 2018

Local and Regional Food Systems at Cornell recently launched a new, dynamic LRFS website to better demonstrate, strengthen, and build the network around local & regional food systems in New York…

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Upcoming Workshop in Geneva: Navigating the Ag Labor Maze

By Carli Fraccarolli / February 6, 2018

Do you hire, or are you considering hiring, migrant or foreign-born labor? Do you want to improve your skills in supervising employees who come from different cultures, especially workers from…

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Survey of Farm Labor Management Practices

By Carli Fraccarolli / January 30, 2018

Do you manage employees on a farm? Do you need help recruiting and retaining good staff? Please take this brief survey and share important feedback that will help shape our new Labor…

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