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.
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Welcoming New Staff to the Small Farms Team

By Kacey Deamer / December 14, 2021

The Cornell Small Farms Program is excited to announce the expansion of our team with three new additions! In our growing efforts to serve the Spanish-speaking farmer community, we have…

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

By Kacey Deamer / November 15, 2021

Our 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…

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Grow Your Farming Skills with Our Production-Focused Block Two Courses

By Kacey Deamer / September 23, 2021

This week marked the official launch of our online course season, as block one courses began live instruction. There’s still time to join in those courses, or you can starting…

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Don’t Miss the Start of Our Online Course Season, Live Webinars for the First Block Start Next Week

By Kacey Deamer / September 15, 2021

The first block of our online courses begin live webinars next week, and we can’t wait to get started! Our suite of online courses is offered on a user-friendly platform,…

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Registration Is Open for Our Upcoming Online Course Season, Including New Courses

By Kacey Deamer / August 30, 2021

Are you looking to improve your technical or business skills to benefit your farming operation? Consider joining one of our more than two dozen online courses during live instruction this…

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Envisioning the Future of New York State’s Food System with CADE

By Kacey Deamer / July 28, 2021

What does the future of New York State’s food system look like and how can we all work together to ensure our agricultural future? This is an important question for…

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News from the Cornell Small Farms Program, Summer 2021

By Kacey Deamer / July 5, 2021

New Report Summarizes NYS Meat Processor Needs and Perspectives Building a resilient local food system requires sufficient meat processing capacity. The COVID pandemic revealed that NYS did not have the…

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Editor’s Letter – Summer 2021

By Kacey Deamer / July 5, 2021

As the summer weather has begun in upstate New York, our team has been spending even more time tending to our farms and gardens. From herbs grown on a window…

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2021 Cornell Guide for Integrated Field Crop Management Now Available

By Kacey Deamer / April 5, 2021

Cornell Field Crops and the Pesticide Management Education Program (PMEP) at Cornell University is pleased to announce the availability of the 2021 Cornell Guide for Integrated Field Crop Management.  Written by Cornell…

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News from the Cornell Small Farms Program, Spring 2021

By Kacey Deamer / April 5, 2021

Labor Ready Project Shares Farmers’ Stories  Our Labor Ready seeks to enhance the efficiency and overall success of NYS fruit and vegetable farm businesses through professional development for Ag managers, with a special…

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