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Small Farmers: Register Now for Fall, Winter and Spring Online Courses

By Violet Stone / August 22, 2012

Whether you are a seasoned, new, or aspiring farmer, there’s something for you in the 2012-2013 line-up of online courses presented by the Cornell Small Farms Program and Cornell Cooperative…

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August Small Farms Update

By Rachel Whiteheart / August 16, 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…

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New! Guide to On-Farm Poultry Slaughter

By Violet Stone / July 20, 2012

Do you process less than 1000 poultry/year on your farm? Have you had difficulty getting liability insurance because your birds aren’t processed in an inspected facility? Check out the latest…

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Livestock Drought Concerns

By Violet Stone / July 19, 2012

Thanks to the Delaware Watershed Ag Council and Delaware County Cooperative Extension for putting this fact sheet together! Prepared by Dan Vrendenburgh, Conservation Planner Paul Cerosaletti and Meghan Filbert, Extension…

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July Small Farms Update

By Rachel Whiteheart / July 16, 2012

The Small Farms Update includes small farm announcements, events, job and internship opportunities, grant and loan opportunities, and latest handbooks, tools and other small farm resources. It is intended for…

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Sign up today! Beginning Farmer Lunchtime Learning Webinars

By Violet Stone / July 16, 2012

The Northeast Beginning Farmer Project is pleased to announce the remaining two webinars in the Summer Lunchtime Learning Series: Alternative Farm Financing and Serving Diverse Beginning Farmer Audiences. The 1…

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NOFA-NY Announces Two Farmer-to-Farmer Mentorship Programs

By Violet Stone / June 28, 2012

The NOFA-NY Mentorship Program will assist (as a free benefit of NOFA-NY membership) beginning or transitioning-to-organic farmers in finding a farmer mentor who will help them develop their career and…

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Register now for “One-Stop Shopping Approach for Beginning Farmer Training” webinar

By Violet Stone / June 20, 2012

The Northeast Beginning Farmer Project presents a webinar opportunity for ag. professionals in the Northeast who serve beginning farmers, or for new and aspiring farmers in MA or NY seeking…

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Staying Small Through a Century of Dairy Farming

By Violet Stone / June 15, 2012

The Cornell Small Farms Program and Tompkins County Cooperative Extension will host a small dairy field day titled “Staying Small Through a Century of Dairy Farming” on Wednesday, June 20th,…

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Be counted! Sign up to Participate in the Census of Agriculture

By Violet Stone / June 15, 2012

Earlier this month, the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), released the latest count of farms in the United States. The nation has nearly 2.2 million farms, a number that has…

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