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Posts by Kacey Deamer

Kacey is the Communications Manager for the Cornell Small Farms Program. In this role, she manages all storytelling and outreach across the program’s website, social media, e-newsletter, magazine and more. Kacey has worked in communications and journalism for more than a decade, with a primary focus on science and sustainability.

Be Counted: USDA Agriculture Census is Due

By Kacey Deamer / January 31, 2023

Farmers and ranchers, don’t miss the opportunity to be counted and show the importance of agriculture in the U.S. by responding to the 2022 Census of Agriculture by February 6, 2023. Producers can respond online at agcounts.usda.gov or by mail. In December, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) mailed the Census…

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Discover New Ways to Grow Your Farm Business with Our Final Block of Online Courses

By Kacey Deamer / January 18, 2023

The current season of online courses is well underway, and our fourth and final block of courses will start live instruction at the end of February. With courses on farm business, grazing management, woodlots and more, this is a great opportunity to learn before the growing season begins. Our suite of online courses is offered…

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Our Team Is Growing: Now Hiring Bilingual Agriculture Educator

By Kacey Deamer / January 12, 2023

The Cornell Small Farms Program is hiring! We are excited to share the application for our newest team member, Bilingual Agriculture Educator.  Through the efforts of the Futuro en Ag project, our farmer audience has grown to include many Spanish-first farmers. We aim to welcome new farmers and continue to expand our Spanish language educational…

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Give the Gift of Learning with Our New Online Course Gift Certificate

By Kacey Deamer / December 12, 2022

Looking for a last-minute gift, or even a gift for yourself? Consider our newly available Gift Certificate option, which saves $49 off the full price of an online course. Your gift recipient will participate in one Cornell Small Farms Program online course and connect with essential resources to grow their farm pursuits, including: Unlimited access to online course…

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Learn with Us in the New Year, from Farm Business Planning to Production Strategies

By Kacey Deamer / November 28, 2022

The online course season is almost halfway through, and now’s the time to register for our upcoming block three courses which begin in the new year. This block of courses includes our new course on goats, plus farm business courses and production courses covering beekeeping, mushrooms, sheep and more. Our suite of online courses is…

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Our Production-Focused Block Two Courses Will Help Grow Your Farming Skills

By Kacey Deamer / October 3, 2022

Our new season of online courses is underway, and now’s the time to register for our upcoming block two courses. With webinars starting the week of October 31, our second block of courses focuses on production strategies from berries and veggies to cattle and cut flowers. Our suite of online courses is offered on a…

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News from the Cornell Small Farms Program, Fall 2022

By Kacey Deamer / October 3, 2022

Register Now for Our 2022-2023 Online Course Season, Featuring New Courses Are you looking to improve your technical or business skills to benefit your farming operation? The Cornell Small Farms Program is excited to announce that our upcoming online course season will begin live webinars this fall, and will feature new courses to offer even…

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Our Team is Growing: Now Hiring Small Farms Extension Aide

By Kacey Deamer / August 22, 2022

The Cornell Small Farms Program team is continuing to grow, and we are hiring! We are excited to share that the application is now open for our newest team member, Small Farms Program Extension Aide. This position will provide administrative, logistical, and overall support for the Small Farms Program. Responsiblities will include drafting correspondence, gathering…

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Register Now for Our Upcoming Online Course Season, Featuring New Courses

By Kacey Deamer / August 15, 2022

Are you looking to improve your technical or business skills to benefit your farming operation? The Cornell Small Farms Program is excited to announce that our upcoming online course season will begin live webinars this fall, and will feature new courses to offer even more learning opportunities. New additions to our online course suite includes…

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News from the Cornell Small Farms Program, Summer 2022

By Kacey Deamer / July 10, 2022

Futuro Project Launches Spanish-Language Resources Are you interested in joining a community of Latino/a/x farmers? Are you considering owning your own farm? Do you want to learn from other successful Latinos/as/x farmers?  Join a growing community of Latino/a/x producers in New York State and beyond. The Cornell Small Farms Program has launched a new project, Futuro en Ag (Future…

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