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Solarize Chemung Informational Meeting
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Solarize Chemung Informational Meeting

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Free event, and a great opportunity to chat with solar providers from Halco, Renovus, and Twin Tier Solar and Wind. Hear from others who opted to 'go solar', and get your questions answered. Free snacks provided.Call 734-4453 Ext. 214 to register (not mandatory)

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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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Chemung County Drug/Prescription Collection Program

Saturday, April 29, 2017

The Chemung County Sheriff's Department will be hosting a drug/prescription collection at West Elmira Fire Department and Southport Fire Department.

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TIRE COLLECTION DAY
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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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Spring Plant Sale
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Spring Plant Sale

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A huge variety of vegetable transplanted, annuals, herbs, perennials, flowering shrubs, fruit crops, hanging baskets, etc.Knowledgeable Chemung County Master Gardeners are on hand to answer questions about soil improvement, plant care, pruning and dividing, lawn maintenance, etc. Bring bask...

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Spring Plant Sale
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Spring Plant Sale

Friday, May 19, 2017

A huge variety of vegetable transplanted, annuals, herbs, perennials, flowering shrubs, fruit crops, hanging baskets, etc.Knowledgeable Chemung County Master Gardeners are on hand to answer questions about soil improvement, plant care, pruning and dividing, lawn maintenance, etc. Bring bask...

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Chemung County's SPRING 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
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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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Aquaponics on the Farm
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Aquaponics on the Farm

Monday, June 12, 2017

Please join Allan Gandelman a former high school teacher whose passion for food and agriculture led him to end his career as a teacher and start Main Street Farms. Allan will talk about integrating aquaponics into your farm, managing multiple enterprises, Community Supported Agriculture, Employee...

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Grow Your Own Mushrooms
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Grow Your Own Mushrooms

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Would you like to learn how to grow your own shitake mushrooms? If so, join us on June 14th from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Chemung County Fairgrounds in the 4-H Building. In this hands-on class Ken Mudge, Agroforestry Expert from Cornell University, will be walking us through the basics of growing shiita...

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Getting Started With Chickens
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Getting Started With Chickens

Friday, July 7, 2017

If you would like to learn more about getting started with chickens, please join us on July 7, 2017 from 6-8 pm at the Chemung County Fairground in the 4-H Building. We will be going over the basics of raising chickens for both eggs and meat. Topics covered in this workshop include zoning restric...

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Backyard Grape Growing
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Backyard Grape Growing

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Please join Gillian Trimber, Viticulture educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension's Finger Lakes Grape Program, to learn more about growing grapes in your backyard. The topics she will cover are choosing a site, selecting varieties to plant, dodging diseases, and the principles of balance...

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