Posts by Tim W. Shenk

Tim joined the Cornell Small Farms Program in 2023 as the Bilingual Communications Specialist. He brings expertise in Spanish language communication, journalism, research, popular education, and classroom pedagogy. Tim is responsible for the multifaceted communications strategy for the Futuro en Ag project, and supports Spanish language online and in-person education.
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In the News: Futuro Team on Local Spanish Radio Show

By Tim W. Shenk / May 22, 2024

Three member of the Cornell Small Farms Program’s Futuro en Ag team were guests on WRFI’s Spanish-language radio program, “Alcance Latino,” broadcast over the airwaves on 88.1 FM in Ithaca,…

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Sí se puede. Yes, we can: Celebrating César Chávez Day

By Tim W. Shenk / March 31, 2024

Today on César Chávez Day, the Cornell Small Farms Program honors Chávez, a leader of multiethnic, multilingual organizing efforts for dignity among agricultural laborers in the United States.  We are…

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Futuro en Ag: 2023 Year in Review

By Tim W. Shenk / March 13, 2024

The Futuro en Ag project experienced tremendous growth in 2023. We are joyfully indebted to the hundreds of Latino/a/x farmers, supervisors, farm employees and aspiring farmers who helped us develop…

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Inscríbase en la Conferencia de la Comunidad Agrícola Latina del Noreste

By Tim W. Shenk / November 5, 2023

[Read in English below] La Conferencia de la Comunidad Agrícola Latina del Noreste emergió de una necesidad expresada por productores latinos en el Estado de Nueva York. La conferencia reunirá…

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2023 Northeast Latino/a/x Agricultural Community Conference – Registration form for Legislators

By Tim W. Shenk / October 31, 2023
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Los conocimientos prácticos agrícolas, la unidad se ponen de relieve en día de campo agrícola en español

By Tim W. Shenk / September 20, 2023

El proyecto Futuro en Ag de Cornell Small Farms Program ofrece educación y capacitación agrícola multicultural en persona y en línea, predominantemente en español. [Read this article in English] Bajo…

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Practical Farm Skills and Unity Emphasized at Spanish-Language Farm Field Day

By Tim W. Shenk / September 20, 2023

The Futuro en Ag project of the Cornell Small Farms Program offers agricultural education and training for a Spanish-first audience. [Vea este artículo en Español] Under a shady tree at…

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Futuro en Ag in Action in 2023

By Tim W. Shenk / April 12, 2023

Congratulations to the Class of 2023 Futuro en Ag Graduates This January to March at the Cornell Small Farms Program’s Futuro en Ag project, we conducted 3 Leadership Development and…

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Small Farms Welcomes New Staff to Support Spanish-First Farmers

By Tim W. Shenk / February 27, 2023

The Cornell Small Farms Program team is expanding, welcoming Tim W. Shenk. Tim will support the Futuro en Ag project as a bilingual communications specialist. He introduces himself below.  El Cornell…

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Grow Your Farm Management Skills with our Spanish-First Course in March

By Tim W. Shenk / February 10, 2023

Are you looking to gain farm management skills and advance your career? [Vea este artículo en Español] Our Futuro en Ag project is continuing to develop educational opportunities for Spanish-speaking…

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