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Monday, March 16, 2015; 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Columbia Greene Community College
Room 612, 440 Route 23, Hudson NY 12534
(Room 612 is located in the PAC–Professional Academic Center–on the ground floor. Use parking lot “A-B” and the PAC is located in the rear.)
This workshop is designed to introduce beginning farmers in the Hudson Valley to the organizations, tools and programs that are available to help them access farmland.
Featuring presentations by: Equity Trust, The National Young Farmers Coalition, American Farmland Trust, and other land trusts and agricultural stakeholders.
The workshop will conclude with a panel discussion and open networking session to allow farmers to ask questions of service providers in their area and discuss their land access challenges and needs. Snacks will be provided.
RSVP: Space is limited! To attend, please contact Dave Llewellyn.
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.
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.
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.