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Pesticide Training & Recertification
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Pesticide Training & Recertification

Monday, February 19, 2018

A series of pesticide training and recertification classes will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Anyone interested in obtaining a pesticide certification license and who meets the D.E.C. (Department of Environmental Conservation) experience/education requirements or current applic...

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Adding New Cuts to Your Freezer Trade
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Adding New Cuts to Your Freezer Trade

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Are you looking to improve your freezer trade business? Come learn how you can expand your offerings to customers from retired United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Livestock and Meat Marketing Specialist Steve Olson. Steve will be demonstrating some of the beef cuts he helped develo...

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Draft Agricultural Enhancement Plan Open House
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Draft Agricultural Enhancement Plan Open House

Monday, February 26, 2018

The Draft Agricultural Enhancement Plan for Ontario County is now available for public review and comment. Ontario County residents are welcome to learn about, review, and comment on the Agricultural Enhancement Plan, a document that provides guidance on the future development of Ontario County's...

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Pesticide Training & Recertification
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Pesticide Training & Recertification

Monday, February 26, 2018

A series of pesticide training and recertification classes will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Anyone interested in obtaining a pesticide certification license and who meets the D.E.C. (Department of Environmental Conservation) experience/education requirements or current applic...

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Growing Chinese Medicinal Herbs in New York State

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Producing Chinese medicinal herbs in the U.S. has slowly gained ground over the past two decades. Effective production and marketing involves close cooperation between licensed herbal practitioners and groups of farmers. Jean Giblette, founder and director of High Falls Foundation, Inc. will ...

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Planning for Succession – Managing Business Transition to a New Generation

Thursday, March 1, 2018

A three-workshop series to help farm business owners and successors prepare to engage with their advisors to implement a transition plan for both management and ownership is offered in three locations. Sessions will be discussion oriented and businesses are encouraged to bring current owners ...

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Winter Animal Tracks

Saturday, March 3, 2018

This workshop is open to individuals and families. Learn what was out walking in the snow while you were sleeping. Solve the mystery of who chewed the shrubbery or crawled under the deck. Learning to identify animal tracks can be a fun and rewarding activity. Jeanne Totman, Master Gardener will d...

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Pesticide Training & Recertification
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Pesticide Training & Recertification

Monday, March 5, 2018

A series of pesticide training and recertification classes will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Anyone interested in obtaining a pesticide certification license and who meets the D.E.C. (Department of Environmental Conservation) experience/education requirements or current applic...

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Compliance and Safety Workshop - Are You Managing Your Risks as an Employer?
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Compliance and Safety Workshop - Are You Managing Your Risks as an Employer?

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

This is the workshop that covers the nuts and bolts of risk management as an employer. This workshop will give you resources to help you comply with labor laws and regulations as well as mandated and recommended worker safety training. Representatives from the New York State Department of Labor A...

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Planning for Succession – Managing Business Transition to a New Generation

Thursday, March 8, 2018

A three-workshop series to help farm business owners and successors prepare to engage with their advisors to implement a transition plan for both management and ownership is offered in three locations. Sessions will be discussion oriented and businesses are encouraged to bring current owners ...

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Lovely Pine Cone Spring Flower Wreath

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Come join Master Gardeners, Sandy Ebberts, Pat Bartholomew, Rose Hancock, and Christen Groeling for this fun workshop.You will be using pine cones to make a colorful wreath. You will paint them in spring colors to welcome spring. All paints and supplies will be provided. Please bring a glue gun a...

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Succulent Dish Garden

Saturday, March 10, 2018

This workshop is also being taught by Master Gardeners, Sandy Ebberts, Pat Bartholomew, Rose Hancock, and Christen Groeling.You can participate in this workshop after the Lovely Pine Cone Spring Flower Wreath, if you would like to create two spring items in one morning. Create a succulent dish ga...

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Raising Rabbits for Meat or Pets

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Are you looking for a new farm enterprise or a pet for your family? Raising rabbits does not require expensive equipment and housing and are easy to care for. Rabbits are ideal for those looking to be more food self-sufficient. Rabbits make great 4-H projects for youth. Even adults get into the a...

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Planning for Succession – Managing Business Transition to a New Generation

Thursday, March 15, 2018

A three-workshop series to help farm business owners and successors prepare to engage with their advisors to implement a transition plan for both management and ownership is offered in three locations. Sessions will be discussion oriented and businesses are encouraged to bring current owners ...

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Think Spring Make and Take Workshop

Saturday, March 17, 2018

This fun workshop being presented by a group of Master Gardeners is designed for individuals or families. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.Hands-on projects include Shamrock planting, seed starting, St. Patrick Day craft, Leprechaun munchie, and making a mini greenhouse...

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Meat & Greet Farmer and Chef Fair
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Meat & Greet Farmer and Chef Fair

Saturday, March 17, 2018

The Meat & Greet Farmer and Chef Fair is your chance to connect with local livestock farms to find a farm that fits your buying needs whether you're a family, individual, restaurant, or food buyer. All kinds of Finger Lakes livestock farms with all kinds of species and cuts will be present and ea...

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Growing Sweet Potatoes

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

It can be challenging to grow sweet potatoes in New York, but with the right varieties and proper cultural practices, any gardener will have success growing their own sweet potatoes. The presenter is Jim Ballerstein from the Agricultural Experiment Station and Master Gardener. He will address ...

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Fairie Gardens and Gnome Homes

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination... Join us for a magical exploration of your inner child. Bring a container, plants, and decorations of your fancy. We’ll supply the soil, some plants, and some more decorations, along with the inspiration! Additional plants and decora...

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4-H Camp Bristol Hills Open House
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4-H Camp Bristol Hills Open House

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Camp will be holding an open house for families to tour the camp. The event is free, open to the public, and does not require pre-registration. Staff will be on hand to lead camp tours at 1:00 and 2:00, offer fun craft projects, play games, and make s'mores. Camp registration forms will al...

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4-H Camp Bristol Hills Open House
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4-H Camp Bristol Hills Open House

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Camp will be holding an open house for families to tour the camp. The event is free, open to the public, and does not require pre-registration. Staff will be on hand to lead camp tours at 1:00 and 2:00, offer fun craft projects, play games, and make s'mores. Camp registration forms will al...

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Hypertufa Workshop

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Hypertufa is an artificial stone that is made of materials mixed with Portland cement. It is much lighter than cement but can still withstand harsh weather conditions. It is primarily used as garden art and is fun and easy to make. Master Gardener, Jeanne Totman will guide you through making ...

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4-H Camp Bristol Hills Open House
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4-H Camp Bristol Hills Open House

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Camp will be holding an open house for families to tour the camp. The event is free, open to the public, and does not require pre-registration. Staff will be on hand to lead camp tours at 1:00 and 2:00, offer fun craft projects, play games, and make s'mores. Camp registration forms will al...

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Hypertufa Workshop

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Hypertufa is an artificial stone that is made of materials mixed with Portland cement. It is much lighter than cement but can still withstand harsh weather conditions. It is primarily used as garden art and is fun and easy to make. Master Gardener, Jeanne Totman will guide you through making ...

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Hypertufa Workshop

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Hypertufa is an artificial stone that is made of materials mixed with Portland cement. It is much lighter than cement but can still withstand harsh weather conditions. It is primarily used as garden art and is fun and easy to make. Master Gardener, Jeanne Totman will guide you through making ...

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