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Cornell Organic Production and Marketing Meeting: 12/12/12

By Violet Stone / November 30, 2012

The Cornell Organic Production and Marketing Work Team Meeting  (Fruit and Vegetables) will take December 12, 2012 from 9:00 am to 12 pm (or longer depending on location). Please Click Here to register by December 10, 2012. Please forward to others who may be interested. The Cornell Organic Program Work Team has met regularly since 1997, to…

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Dilmun Hill Student Farm Annual Wrap-up

By Maryn Carlson / November 28, 2012

Dilmun Hill Cornell Student Organic Farm invites you to share the experiences of the 2012 season and collaborate on plans for the future at their Annual Wrap-up Event, with project presentations, snacks and discussion of future plans with the Dilmun Hill community of students, faculty, staff and volunteers! Where: Mann Library, Room 102, Cornell University…

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Get Your Ducks in Order! Online Farmer Planning Courses Start January

By Violet Stone / November 20, 2012

Get Your Ducks in Order! Poultry & Vegetable Production, Business & Financial Planning and Recordkeeping Online Courses all Start in January Winter is the season for farm planning! What better way to use the long dark evenings than to snuggle up with your computer and join an online course from the Cornell Small Farms Program?…

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November Small Farms Update

By Violet Stone / November 20, 2012

The Small Farms Update includes small farm announcements, events, job and internship opportunities, grant and loan opportunities, and other small farm resources. It is intended for farmers and agricultural service providers in New York and the Northeast. If have an item to be included in the update, please contact Violet Stone at vws7@cornell.edu. Announcements Get…

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Local Food Fair at Cornell University Nov 15th

By Violet Stone / November 12, 2012

Come one and all! Mann Library will be co-hosting the 4th annual Local Fair at Cornell University from 2 – 5pm on Nov. 15, 2012. There’ll be a lively open market in the Mann Lobby, offering a rich sampling of food, fiber and energy products from the Finger Lakes region, as well as informative displays…

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Barley Fodder Feeding for Organic Dairies Webinar

By Violet Stone / October 26, 2012

Join eOrganic for a new webinar on feeding barley fodder in organic dairy and other livestock production systems on Tuesday, November 27 at 2 PM Eastern Time (1 PM Central, 12 PM Mountain, 11 AM Pacific Time. The webinar is free and open to the public. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Register now…

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Apply Now for Sustainable Agriculture Grants

By Violet Stone / October 23, 2012

Are you a farmer with a new idea you would like to test using a field trial, on-farm demonstration, or other technique? Are you an educator looking to conduct research with farmers as active cooperators? Are you a community member aiming to connect sustainable farming with community revitalization? If you answered “YES” to any of…

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4th Annual Cover Crop Tour and Workshop

By Violet Stone / October 23, 2012

The 4th Annual Cover Crop Tour and Workshop, at the USDA NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center will take place on November 15th.  Registration will start at 9:15am, and the field tour begins at 9:45am. Speakers Include: Ray Archuleta– National Technology Center-East; Soil quality, health, biology and cover crops. Reduction of chemical inputs through soil health. Quirine Ketterings– Cornell University…

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October Small Farms Update

By Maryn Carlson / October 12, 2012

The Small Farms Update includes small farm announcements, events, job and internship opportunities, grant and loan opportunities, other small farm resources. It is intended for farmers and agricultural service providers in New York and the Northeast. If have an item to be included in the update, please contact Violet Stone at vws7@cornell.edu. Announcements Farm Energy…

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September Small Farms Update

By Violet Stone / September 17, 2012

The Small Farms Update includes small farm announcements, events, job and internship opportunities, grant and loan opportunities, other small farm resources. It is intended for farmers and agricultural service providers in New York and the Northeast. If have an item to be included in the update, please contact Violet Stone at vws7@cornell.edu. Announcements Light Up…

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