Upcoming Events

Creating a Cash Flow Budget Webinar

November 28, 2018 - 4:00pm

Join us for a live webinar on how to manage cash flow. We will cover two aspects: creating annual cash flow projections and day-to-day management. First, we will work through creating a yearly cash flow projection using historical data to lay-out cash needs on a monthly basis. We will then discuss how to manage cash on a weekly basis to make sure you don’t bounce checks.

Basic Farm Finance-Washington County

December 8, 2018 - 9:30am

411 Lower Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY

Basic Farm Finance covers the essentials of farm finance, from bookkeeping for tax needs to records for management.

Class for New and Aspiring Land Owners or Leasers

January 11, 2019 - 10:00am

232 Plaza Road, Kingston, NY

Are you a current or prospective property owner or leaser interested in better land management of open space or agricultural land? We can help you to broaden (or maybe narrow!) your perspectives on what is possible and practical.

Berry and Grape Production for Beginning Farmers

January 18, 2019 - 10:00am

232 Plaza Road

Learn how to determine whether a site is appropriate for what you want to grow. We will cover a range of topics from using online tools for a “first look” at a site to basic site requirements such as nutrients, soil, organic matter and access to markets. We'll also discuss business plans, and we will have a grower panel with time for Q&A.

Livestock Production for Beginning Farmers

January 25, 2019 - 10:00am

232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) Kingston, New York 12401

This class will include everything from keeping animals for domestic use to small and mid-scale commercial animal operations. We will cover production and marketing considerations for the most common livestock types (cattle, small ruminants, pigs and poultry) as well as the emerging possibilities of less common, though potentially profitable livestock systems, such as non-native species.