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Chemung County's Electronic Recycling Events

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Chemung County's Electronic Recycling Events will be held on February 11th, March 11th and March 25th at the Chemung County Fairgrounds, Gate 2, 8am-noon. Pre-registration is NOT required. This event is FREE and for Chemung County residents only. Businesses may participate but are required t...

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Farm Ops - Growing Vegetables in a High Tunnels
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Farm Ops - Growing Vegetables in a High Tunnels

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be hosting a workshop on learning the fundamentals of growing vegetables using high tunnels. This workshop will be a fast paced all-inclusive presentation given at Shared Roots Farm by Judson Reid, of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Harvest NY...

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Community Seed Swap
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Community Seed Swap

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Bring your extra seeds (home-saved or purchased) to share with others and go home with lots of seeds for your spring and summer planting! Learn about seed saving from some of our region’s avid seed savers, and take home seed varieties that you won’t find anywhere else and that are well-adapted to...

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Seed to Supper Facilitators Training
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Seed to Supper Facilitators Training

Monday, March 27, 2017

Do you… Have a passion for learning more about growing food?  Enjoy food- gardening, cooking, eating?  Want to discover connections between your community and growing food?  Wish to share what you learn with others and put it into action? If so, you might be interested in taking part in Tioga...

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm
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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

During this five part series hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural venture. This is applicable whether you are ...

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Grafting Workshop
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Grafting Workshop

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

*Learn the history of grafting*See a hands-on grafting demonstration*Learn how to make your own graftsTake home two grafted trees (many varieties to choose from or bring your own scion wood)Guest Speaker: John Reynolds of Daring Drake Farm

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Women in Agriculture Discussion Group
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Women in Agriculture Discussion Group

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The "business" aspects of farming can be challenging. Spend some time this winter improving your farm business skills! Come meet other farming women in a supportive environment and hear from three great speakers! We will have light refreshments at 6:30 pm, followed by program from 7:00-9:00. Plen...

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S.T.E.M. Club

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

S.T.E.M. Club – March is Nutrition month. Join us at our S.T.E.M. Club meeting on March 29th at 5:30 at the 4-H Building with Debbi our Nutrition Educator. Let’s see what fun activity she cooks up for us this year. Please RSVP by March 27th.

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Veterans Training in Agroforestry
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Veterans Training in Agroforestry

Friday, March 31, 2017

Cornell Small Farms offer Statewide Agroforestry Trainings for Veterans in 2017The Cornell Small Farms Program, with support from New York State and the USDA, announces three trainings in agroforestry this coming Winter and Spring to support Veterans looking to get into agricultural production.Ag...

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A Winter Movie Series
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A Winter Movie Series

Friday, March 31, 2017

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Schuyler for THREE fun and educational movie nights. Bring yourself, bring friends, bring family and bring neighbors to the Silver Spoon Café at 323 Montour Falls NY 14865, from 6:00pm-9:00pm. All are welcome!! Before the movie starts there will be refreshments ...

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Veterans Training in Agroforestry
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Veterans Training in Agroforestry

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Cornell Small Farms offer Statewide Agroforestry Trainings for Veterans in 2017The Cornell Small Farms Program, with support from New York State and the USDA, announces three trainings in agroforestry this coming Winter and Spring to support Veterans looking to get into agricultural production.Ag...

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Cornell University Vet School Open House
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Cornell University Vet School Open House

Saturday, April 1, 2017

The students, faculty, and staff of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine invite you, your family and friends to our 51st annual Open House.Open House is our opportunity to share the joys of our profession with the community. Veterinary students and members of the faculty and staf...

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Fruit Tree Pruning
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Fruit Tree Pruning

Sunday, April 2, 2017

If you grow fruit trees, it’s important to know how to prune them correctly to promote yearly fruiting and reduce disease problems. At this hands-on demonstration at Indian Creek orchard, orchardist Steve Cummins will demonstrate pruning and training techniques for both young and mature trees, in...

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Dairy Workshop Series
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Dairy Workshop Series

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

All workshops will be held in the basement meeting room at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County. February 21st - Herd Records and Herd ManagementPro-Dairy's Rob Lynch, DVM will be leading discussion around how to use your DHI reports to better manage your herd. Bring your own record...

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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm
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Develop a Business Plan for Your Farm

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

During this five part series hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural venture. This is applicable whether you are ...

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ANNIE’S PROJECT: Risk Management for Farm Women
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ANNIE’S PROJECT: Risk Management for Farm Women

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Annie’s Project is a six-week course designed especially for farm women to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their farms. Sessions include brief presentations, discussions focused on the participant’s questions, and hands on training.Annie’s Project is designed for...

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Chemung County Solarize Kickoff
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Chemung County Solarize Kickoff

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Chat with solar provider staff from Halco, Renovus, and Twin Tier Solar and Wind.  Meet educators from Cornell Cooperative Extensions (Chemung and Tompkins).  Learn how solar may be a good choice for you.  Sample free wine from hickory hollow wine cellars in Dundee, NY.  Enjoy...

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Fig Growing 101
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Fig Growing 101

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Ronald Wagner from CNY Figgery will be at the Human Services Complex in Montour Falls (Silverspoon/OFA Café) to discuss the niche crop potential, growing and care of over 150 varieties of figs. Workshop fee is $10 and pre-registration is required.Please contact Roger Ort rlo28@cornell.edu or...

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Workshop: Sustainable Lawn Care
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Workshop: Sustainable Lawn Care

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Is the green in your lawn weeds or grass? Do you know how and when to plant grass seeds? Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County to learn about essential lawn maintenance tips. In this workshop, you will learn how to cultivate a sustainable lawn, including what to plant, buildi...

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Farm Ops - Raising Livestock
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Farm Ops - Raising Livestock

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be hosting a workshop on learning the fundamentals of raising small livestock such as pigs and sheep. This workshop will be a fast paced all-inclusive presentation given at McRey Farm. Topics that will be covered include: breeds best suited for ...

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Propagation Workshop
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Propagation Workshop

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Saturday April 22nd TopicsCutting - rooting hardwoods, softwoods, and root cuttingsLayering - including stool beds and air layeringSeeds - storage, stratification, scarification, germination techniques, and plantingBuilding propagation structures - make your heat mats, mist systems, air prune bed...

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Applebee's Fundraisers Breakfast

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County on April 23rd for Pancake Breakfast at Applebee's to help raise money for Chemung Extension.  

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Propagation Workshop
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Propagation Workshop

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Saturday April 22nd TopicsCutting - rooting hardwoods, softwoods, and root cuttingsLayering - including stool beds and air layeringSeeds - storage, stratification, scarification, germination techniques, and plantingBuilding propagation structures - make your heat mats, mist systems, air prune bed...

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Nut Grafting Workshop
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Nut Grafting Workshop

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

*Learn the history of grafting*See a hands-on grafting demonstration*Learn how to make your own grafts*Take home two grafted Heartnut treesPre-Registration is Required.Workshop Price $35.00.Registration limited to 10 people.For more information contact:Roger Ort 607-535-7161; rlo28@cornell.eduGue...

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Indigenous American Cropping Systems
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Indigenous American Cropping Systems

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Three Sisters - winter squash, maize and climbing beans - are the main agricultural crops of various Native American groups, particularly the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) of the Finger Lakes region. Indigenous farmers in the northeast have been growing these crops for hundreds of years, and conti...

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Beginning Sheep and Goat Production
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Beginning Sheep and Goat Production

Friday, April 28, 2017

Are you interested in raising sheep and goats? If so, come join us on April 28, 2017 from 6-8 pm at the 4-H Building on the Chemung County Fairgrounds. Dr. Tatiana Stanton from the Cornell Sheep and Goat Programs will be coming to speak on the basics you need to consider and know when getting int...

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TIRE COLLECTION DAY

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Chemung County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Highway Association will sponsor a 'Tire Collection Day' on Saturday, May 6th, 2017, 8am-noon.You must call (607) 739-2009 or (607) 739-4392 to register # of tires you intend to bring, you will then receive a drop off time slot and locat...

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Veterans Training in Agroforestry
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Veterans Training in Agroforestry

Friday, May 12, 2017

Cornell Small Farms offer Statewide Agroforestry Trainings for Veterans in 2017The Cornell Small Farms Program, with support from New York State and the USDA, announces three trainings in agroforestry this coming Winter and Spring to support Veterans looking to get into agricultural production.Ag...

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Veterans Training in Agroforestry
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Veterans Training in Agroforestry

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Cornell Small Farms offer Statewide Agroforestry Trainings for Veterans in 2017The Cornell Small Farms Program, with support from New York State and the USDA, announces three trainings in agroforestry this coming Winter and Spring to support Veterans looking to get into agricultural production.Ag...

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Chemung County's SPRING 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Chemung County will be holding it's SPRING 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, May 20th. This event is FREE and for Chemung County residents only. Pre-registration is required by calling (607) 734-4453 between Monday, May 1st through Thursday, May 18th, weekdays only, 9am...

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