Upcoming Events

20 Minute Ag Manager Webinar Series

August 27, 2019 - 12:30pm

WEBINAR

August 27 - Ag Tax Topics - Sales Tax and Property Tax Issues for Ag in NYS: NYS has specific tax benefits for farms. This webinar will cover some of the more significant programs for farms.

Cover Cropping Workshop

September 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY

At this workshop, you will learn about the different types of seasonally-appropriate cover crops, how to fit cover crops into your crop rotations, and how cover crops can support beneficial insect populations.

Pastured Hog Production for Beginners

September 5, 2019 - 5:00pm

Kinderhook Farm, 1958 County Rd 21, Valatie, NY 12184

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County, the Capital Area Agriculture & Horticulture Program and Kinderhook Farm on September 5, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm to learn the basics of raising hogs on pasture.

Cow Calf Production and Freezer Trade

September 12, 2019 - 6:00pm

Tilldale Farms, 22 Tilley Lane, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090

Gain some knowledge on how to successfully operate a freezer trade.

"How to" Market Better Series: Reaching Online Shoppers

September 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

Washington County Fairgrounds 392 Old Schuylerville Road Greenwich, NY 12834

Be a part of the online holiday rush by making sure your website and online store are encouraging shoppers to spend their holiday budget with your business!

Beginner Maple and Reverse Osmosis Program

September 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

Extension Education Center 479 Route 66 Hudson, New York 12534

Do you want to learn how to tap your trees for syrup? Tapping maple trees and making maple syrup is one of the most time honored rural winter traditions, resulting in a delicious product.This program will cover a variety of areas relevant to anyone fairly new to maple production, either the small commercial producer or backyard hobbyist.

Speciality Mushroom Workshop in NYC

September 18, 2019 - 5:30pm

Kelly St. Community Garden (Bronx)

Join the Cornell Small Farms Program’s specialty mushroom project, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Farm School NYC, and Just Food for a workshop where you’ll learn to inoculate a shiitake log, grow oysters on straw, and plant wine cap in wood chips. Everyone takes home materials that will produce mushrooms!

"How to" Market Better Series: Be Retail Ready

October 8, 2019 - 6:00pm

Washington County Fairgrounds 392 Old Schuylerville Road Greenwich, NY 12834

From licenses needed, certifications available and labeling requirements, this session will go through all that is needed to be successful and ready for retail. The group will not only learn what is out there, but will hear how successful area businesses navigated the sea of regulations and opportunities, and what worked best for them.

Business Planning and Financial Management I

October 24, 2019 - 10:00am

Glynwood, Cold Spring, NY

This two-part workshop will help new farmers improve their business management skills through introductory lessons in administration and financial management, enterprise budgeting, record-keeping and analysis, core financial documents (e.g., balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement), business planning, and capital sourcing.

Business Planning and Financial Management II

November 7, 2019 - 10:00am

Cold Spring, NY

This two-part workshop will help new farmers improve their business management skills through introductory lessons in administration and financial management, enterprise budgeting, record-keeping and analysis, core financial documents (e.g., balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement), business planning, and capital sourcing.