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¿Cómo Iniciar su Negocio Agrícola? Nuevo Curso en Línea en Español | New Online Course in Spanish

By Mildred Alvarado / November 21, 2022

Nuestro Legado, Nuestros Valores, Nuestro Amor por la Tierra Nuestros valores, nuestros sueños, el legado de nuestros padres, la experiencia en agricultura que traemos de nuestros países de origen, nuestra identidad es lo que en algún momento nos ha hecho pensar, quisiera tener mi propio negocio agrícola aquí en EUA; pero ¿cómo hago para comenzar?…

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An Interesting Challenge in My Second Language

By Shane J. LaBrake / November 10, 2022

By Shane J. LaBrake, Bilingual Ag Educator and Consultant [Vea este artículo en Español] I regularly provide two-day trainings on ag related equipment – mostly operation, safety, and maintenance of tractors, chain saws, and small-engine machines. These are trainings I developed over the years, and I have now delivered over 250 of these to a…

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Un Reto Interesante en mi Segundo Idioma

By Shane J. LaBrake / November 10, 2022

Por Shane J. LaBrake, Educador y Consultor Bilingüe Agrícola [Read this article in English] Regularmente proporciono capacitaciones de dos días sobre equipos relacionados con la agricultura, principalmente operación, seguridad y mantenimiento de tractores, motosierras y máquinas de motores pequeños. Estas son capacitaciones que desarrollé a lo largo de los años, y ahora he entregado más…

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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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NY Onion Growers Can Decrease Chemical Use According to New Research

By Avery MacLean / September 8, 2022

New York State has a high potential for onion production, with proximity to markets on the east coast and a large national demand for storage onions, when disease and pests don’t interfere. Nearly all of New York’s onions are grown in the state’s fertile Muck soils and require a reliance on cultivation, fertilizer, and pesticides…

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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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Gira de Campo Anual en Español de Frutas

By Mildred Alvarado / August 17, 2022

Mostrando las Habilidades de Gestión de los Huertos By Mildred Alvarado, Mario Miranda Sazo, Nicole Waters, Janet van Zoeren y Alejandro Calixto [Read this article in English] El Programa de Small Farms de Cornell (SFP), el Programa de Manejo Integrado de Plagas del Estado de Nueva York (NYSIPM), el equipo LOF de CCE y Zingler…

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Annual Hispanic Summer Fruit Tour Featuring Orchard Management Skills

By Mildred Alvarado / August 17, 2022

By Mildred Alvarado, Mario Miranda Sazo, Nicole Waters, Janet van Zoeren and Alejandro Calixto [Vea este artículo en Español] The Cornell Small Farms Program (SFP), New York State Integrated Pest Management (NYSIPM), CCE Lake Ontario Fruit  (CCELOF) team, and Zingler Farms have decided to collaborate closely to host the seventh annual Spanish-Language Fruit Tour at…

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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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Reconnecting with Purpose Program Welcomes Applicants for Year 3 Cohort

By Violet Stone / August 12, 2022

As farm and food system educators or change makers, we face enormous challenges to our efforts to support improved livelihoods of those we serve.  Although we may work hard toward positive change and genuine service, our goals can become daunting. There are times we find our energy, commitment and spirit depleted. Are you seeking a…

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