Farm and rural land workshops / classes    

Agriculture Workshops will return in the Fall.

Beginning Farmer Series
Wednesdays, September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25,2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension
480 North Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

If you are in the beginning stages of starting to farm-or are considering getting into farming. This is the workshop series for you! This series of five workshops is geared towards those in their first years of farming or who want to know if farming is right for them. Participants may register for the whole series or individual classes.

Class 1: September 27: Selecting a Farm Enterprise, evaluate the potential of different options and hear from agricultural support agencies

Register for Class 1

Class 2: October 4: Beginning Livestock & Pasture Management, learn how to get started raising different species and pasture management

Register for Class 2

Class 3: October 11: Farm Insurance and Organic Production, all you need to know about insurance for your farm and introduction to organic production

Register for Class 3

Class 4: October 18: Farm Management, learn how to successfully manage your farm’s finances

Register for Class 4

Class 5: October 25: Growing & Marketing Cut Flowers, learn production and marketing strategies for cut flowers.

Register for Class 5

Fee: $25.00 per person per class or $80.00 per person for the entire series.

To register: contact 585-394-3977 x 427 or email Nancy with your name(s), address, phone number and if you are attending all the classes or just a few and which one(s) you will attend.

Beginner Farmer Registration Flyer

Fun on the Farm
Saturday, September 30, 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lightland Farms
3090 Depew Road
Stanley, NY 14561

Activities for the whole family
Spend time learning about a real family dairy farm
Enjoy a hay wagon ride around the farm with a tour host
Kid games for all ages
Eat apples, drink milk, enjoy ice cream
Close up look at tractors and farm equipment
Bring garden questions for Master Gardeners
Meet some cows, of course!!
All Activities are free!

Food and beverages will be available for the whole family.

Check out the website: Ontario County Fun on the Farm

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