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Farm Ops Calendar of Events for Veterans

No Cost Enrollment into Small Farm Courses (Sep 2021 - Mar 2022) for Veterans

BF 101: Starting at Square One.  Application Closed.

BF 120: Vegetable Production 1Application Closed.

BF 138: Getting Started with Pastured Pigs.  Application Closed.

BF 153: Indoor Specialty Mushroom Production. Must apply by February 9, 2022. Learn more about this opportunity HERE.

NOTICE. The online workshops Indoor Specialty Mushroom Cultivation originally scheduled for summer 2021 were postponed for unforeseen circumstances. If you were registered for one or both of these workshop, your registration continues to be valid and you will be contacted when the dates for those workshops are rescheduled.

Armed to Farm (A2F)

Sustainable Agriculture Training for Military Veterans

To learn more about A2F, go to the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) A2F page. We will update this page with upcoming NYS A2F events as they are scheduled.


Jefferson County "Farm Ops" Extension

CCE Jefferson helps support the Cornell Small Farms Program’s Project initiative called Farm Ops. These efforts provide veterans and active duty military/families with resources for entering the agriculture industry whether it is starting their own farm, working in agribusiness, or working for an existing farm.

Click on the below events to learn more:

Master Gardener Brochure

Oyster Mushroom Workshop Brochure

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