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.

In the News: Rep. Delgado Praises the Farm Ops Program

By Kacey Deamer / July 26, 2019

The Farm Ops project of the Cornell Small Farms Program provides expertise and community for veterans interested in agriculture across New York State. Connecting veterans with the Armed to Farm…

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Join Us at Upcoming Field Day to Talk Tarping and Reduced Tillage

By Kacey Deamer / July 23, 2019

As part of the Organic@Cornell Summer Field Day Series, the Cornell Small Farms Program will be sharing our work on tarping and reduced tillage in small-scale organic vegetable production. This…

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News from the Cornell Small Farms Program, Summer 2019

By Kacey Deamer / July 1, 2019

Join an Upcoming Farmer Veteran Training This year will bring two Armed to Farm (ATF) trainings to New York state, hosted by the Cornell Small Farms Program’s Farm Ops and…

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Upcoming Mushroom Webinar to Highlight Safety and Regulations

By Kacey Deamer / June 28, 2019

The next installment of the Cornell Small Farms Program’s specialty mushroom project’s monthly webinar series is coming up on July 3. These free webinars occur on the first Wednesday of…

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Farm Insurance Flash Poll: We Want to Hear From You

By Kacey Deamer / June 24, 2019

Most of us carry insurance for our home, vehicles and property. Not all of us consider insurance for our farm businesses, products or value added enterprises. In fact, many of…

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Summer Field Days to Feature Reduced Tillage Project’s Tarping Research

By Kacey Deamer / June 14, 2019

Join the Cornell Small Farms Program staff for an Organic@Cornell field tour at the Thompson Vegetable Research Farm on July 31 in Freeville, NY, to talk about using tarps to…

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Baskets to Pallets Project Offers Farmers Technical Support

By Kacey Deamer / June 3, 2019

Now in its fifth year, the Cornell Small Farms Program’s Baskets to Pallets project has offered three regional trainings to a sum of 120 farmers. The goal of our farmer…

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Upcoming Mushroom Webinar to Feature Budget Tools and More

By Kacey Deamer / May 30, 2019

The Cornell Small Farms Program’s project focused on specialty mushroom farming enterprises is holding a monthly webinar series highlighting the latest research and stories from experienced growers around the region.…

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Applications Open for New York “Armed to Farm” Veteran Training

By Kacey Deamer / May 28, 2019

Military veterans are now welcome to apply to attend the week-long Armed to Farm (ATF) training, hosted by the Cornell Small Farms Program’s Farm Ops and the National Center for…

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USDA Announces Decision Tool for New Dairy Margin Coverage Program

By Kacey Deamer / May 1, 2019

A new web-based tool will help dairy producers evaluate various scenarios using different coverage levels through the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program. The DMC is a voluntary risk management…

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