Working Farms Trainings

Effective Farmland Lease Drafting and Dispute Resolution

Saturday, November 1st 10:00am - 12:00pm

Milan Town Hall - 20 Wilcox Circle, Milan, NY

For our final Down to Earth Workshop in 2014, attorneys will review basic lease drafting principles, and will work with participants to interactively understand the important components of a lease.  A representative from the New York State Agricultural Mediation Program will also review dispute resolution options.
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Capital Area 2014 Tile Drainage School

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The Factory Eatery
20 Prospect Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
November 12, 2014; 10:00am – 3:00pm

You will learn: Tile drainage Economics and Agronomic Benefits; Conservation Compliance; Installing Drainage Systems; and Minimizing Environmental Risks of the Drainage water.
3 Certified Crop Advisor CEU’s  available in Soil and Water Management!
Space is limited, so please, register by November 7th, 2014 online or by calling (315) 866-7920. Registration is $40.00 / person and includes lunch.

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NY Veterans in Agriculture Summit

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Thursday, November 6th, 2014 from 9:00am – 3:30pm
NYS State Fairgrounds; Syracuse, NY

Are you a veteran farming in New York State, or an organization serving farmer veterans? The Cornell Small Farms Program is pleased to announce an interactive meeting just for you.
The Veterans Summit will offer an opportunity to meet others interested in supporting veterans getting into agriculture; better understand the support services available to veterans and those interested in agriculture; and design programs and pathways to help veterans enter agriculture.
The meeting is free and lunch will be provided. Registration closes on October 26th.
To register, click here. If you prefer, you may also register via phone by calling 607-255-9227. General questions about the Veterans Summit should be directed to this email.

 

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Artist’s Reception: The Farmer’s Art

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June 7, 2014; 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Carrie Haddad Gallery, 622 Warren Street, Hudson NY

Come to the artist reception for Jerry Freedner’s work ‘The Farmer’s Art,‘ and you will support farmland conservation! His images are a tribute to the makers of the working landscape, the farmers, and to those who protect it, both Columbia Land Conservancy and Scenic Hudson. 33% of all farm photograph sale profits and 100% of all book sale profits will be donated to these two organizations.
Exhibit will be on display June 4 – July 13, 2014. For more information, please call 518-828-1915.

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Negotiating Land Access Workshop

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Saturday, May 3 2014, 10:00 am-4:00 pm;
Carey Conference Center
Rensselaerville, NY

A training workshop for farmland-seekers and professionals that provides technical assistance about land and capital access and transition. Presented by the Agrarian Trust, NYS Agricultural Mediation Program, Carey Institute for Global Good, & Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship.
Come learn the essential skills of business communication and negotiation to navigate relationships with lenders, investors, partners, landowners, and neighbors. Join us for a training with experienced negotiation teachers Peter Glassman, Statewide Director of NYSAMP and  Charlotte Carter, Executive Director of NYSDRA hosted by Agrarian Trust, CADE and the Carey Institute for Global Good.
Suggested Donation – $20, includes lunch. Questions can be directed to AnnMarie.
To register, click here.

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