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Farm Animal Safety and Management Training
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Farm Animal Safety and Management Training

Monday, June 5, 2017

Focus of the training will be on understanding how to work with livestock. Farmers need to know what’s normal to be able to recognize abnormal behavior in their stock. With classroom and hands-on workshops covering safe handling and restraint, safe moving & transporting, basic animal care ski...

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Solarize Chemung Workshop
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Solarize Chemung Workshop

Thursday, June 8, 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. 202 or 215 to register (not mandatory)

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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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Solarize Chemung Workshop
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Solarize Chemung Workshop

Thursday, June 22, 2017

ree 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 refreshments.Call 734-4453 Ext. 202 or 215 to register (not mandatory)

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​Good Goat Grazing!
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​Good Goat Grazing!

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Tri-County Graziers invite you to join them for the first twilight pasture walk of the season at one of the region’s oldest meat goat farms. Host Dr. tatiana Stanton will share her experiences for sustainable meat goat production on pasture. Topics for discussion will include: Incorporating...

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goLEAD Leadership program
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goLEAD Leadership program

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

goLEAD (generationON, Leadership, Education , and Development) is a youth leadership training that teaches leadership and community service skills to high school-age students (grades 9-12). This thirty hour program provides the caliber of leadership training typically available only to corpor...

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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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