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Farm Ops Offering Veteran Scholarships for Soil Health & Climate Resiliency Field Days

By Nina Saeli / June 6, 2022

Field day events will be occurring across NYS throughout July and August! Soil health, crop rotation, cover crops, weed management, reduced tillage … what more could a farmer want to talk about? No matter if you are growing vegetables and field crops, grains, or fruit, somewhere in NYS there is a field day for you.…

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Los Días de Campo en Español Crecen en el Oeste de Nueva York y Más Allá

By Mildred Alvarado / June 3, 2022

¡Únase a nosotros para un día de campo en español! By Mildred Alvarado, Nicole Waters, Mario Miranda Sazo, Alejandro Calixto, Hannah Rae Warren [Read this article in English] En estos días, la temporada de trabajo parece no detenerse nunca. Por suerte, tampoco lo hace la colaboración entre el Programa de Small Farms de Cornell (Pequeñas…

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Spanish-Language Field Days Grow in Western New York and Beyond

By Nicole Waters / June 3, 2022

Join the Cornell Small Farms Program, CCE Lake Ontario Fruit Program, and NYS Integrated Pest Management for a Spanish-language field day!  By Mildred Alvarado, Nicole Waters, Mario Miranda Sazo, Alejandro Calixto, Hannah Rae Warren [Vea este artículo en Español] These days, the busy season never seems to stop. Luckily, neither does the collaboration between the Cornell…

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Veteran Registration for the Free In-Person Workshop “Exploring Culinary and Medicinal Herbs”

By Bailey Colvin / May 31, 2022

Would you like to expand your use of culinary and medicinal herbs? Join the Farm Ops team, Nina and Bailey, at Centurion Farm, LLC in Locke, NY on Saturday, July 23rd from 11 am – 2 pm. You are welcome to stay from 2-3 pm to continue exploring the gardens and ask questions. We will…

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Productores Latinx de “La Nueva Siembra” Se Reunen Para Capacitación Sobre Acceso a Tierra y Capital

By Mildred Alvarado / May 16, 2022

Productores principiantes Latinx que forman parte del curso en español de Planificación de Granjas, La Nueva Siembra, que desarrolla GrowNYC, se reunieron en el Centro de Agricultura de Chester, NY para aprender sobre acceso a la tierra, a capital para agricultores y conocer experiencias de productores Latinx. Productores de especies menores, abejas, vegetales, entre otros…

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La Guía Más Popular de Pequeñas Granjas Se Encuentra Disponible en Español

By Hannah Rae Warren / April 20, 2022

Por casi dos décadas, “Guide to Farming in NY” de Cornell Small Farms Program ha sido un recurso importante para aquellos que desean iniciar un negocio agrícola, y ha guiado tanto a agricultores principiantes como a experimentados! La versión original de la guía fue desarrollada en el 2004 por educadores agrícolas de la Extensión Cooperativa…

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Veteran Virtual “Growing and Using Herbs” Workshop

By Nina Saeli / April 19, 2022

This application is closed. Please view our Farm Ops Event Series page to see upcoming opportunities for veterans.  

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Proyecto Futuro Lanza Recursos en Español

By Mildred Alvarado / April 4, 2022

¿Está interesado en unirse a la comunidad de agricultores? ¿Está considerando la posibilidad de ser dueño/a de su propia finca? ¿Quiere aprender de agricultores Latinos/as/x que ya tienen su propia finca y están teniendo éxito? Únase a la creciente comunidad de agricultores del Estado de Nueva York y más allá. El Programa de Pequeñas Empresas…

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To Tarp, to Mulch or to Do Both: That Was the Question

By Bob Tuori / April 4, 2022

CSA Farm experiments to minimize inputs, mechanization and soil disturbance in their market-scale potato growing operation. By Bob Tuori, Ryan Maher, and Michael Salzl A major concern on our highly intensive organic farm is how to grow potatoes on a scale that supplies our diverse and abundant CSA shares yet in way that minimizes labor…

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Farm Ops Expanding to Reach Military Veterans

By Nina Saeli / April 4, 2022

The Cornell Small Farms Program’s veterans in agriculture project is working with local Cornell Cooperative Extensions to in-person workshops. For the first time since March 2020, when the COVID pandemic swept across NYS, the Cornell Small Farms Program’s Farm Ops project brought military veterans together for three in-person workshops beginning in October 2021. Although still…

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