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forage

Forage Quality for Beef & Equine

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

At this free program, Erin Churchill will present on managing forage quality for beef and equine. With high quality forage in short supply in the North Country, Erin will walk through the steps on how to maintain your animal's health and well-being on lower quality feed.

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pigliets

Intro to Raising Pigs

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Are you interested in raising your own pork? If you are looking to raise pigs for home consumption or get started in the swine business, this FREE introductory workshop is for you. Come learn the basics on feeding, housing, breeding and m...

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business

Regional FBM Office Hours

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The regional Farm Business Management Specialist will be hosting regular "office hours" in each county.  The dates listed above give farmers a chance to bring their questions on any of the following topics: AccountingFinancial StatementsBudgetingBusiness PlansMarketingEmployee HiringEmplo...

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dairy cow

Dairy Dialogues

Thursday, November 14, 2019

An open discussion about modern dairy farmingDo you question practices happening on farms today?Do you want to know where your food comes from?Let us help provide the answers you seek, straight from the source... the farmers.

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woods, Yates County

Timber with Peter Smallidge

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Peter Smallidge is a Senior Extension Associate focusing on productive and healthy forest ecosystems, best forestry practices, and educating landowners on managing their woodlands. Topics to include:Tree identification - without leavesUsing a scale stick to estimate the volume of lumber or firewo...

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monday night mindblower

Monday Night Mind Blowers

Monday, November 18, 2019

Come to the Extension 4H Office – open to all 4-H members whether you are a club or independent member! Bring a friend, check out what 4H has to offer you! Come to one, come to all! Sign-ups are appreciated by 4pm on the Friday before the meeting so we have enough materials. If you don’t sign...

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A solitary bee, Anthidium florentinum (family Megachilidae), visiting Lantana

Beekeeper Meeting

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Calling All Beekeepers... Whether you are just getting started or have experience keeping bees in the area, come join us!Meetings will continually be held every third Tuesday of the month. Meet other local beekeepers, learn new information and share your knowledge.

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value added

Value Added Workshop

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

1-3 pm - Guest Speaker, Gary Pereira, USDA Rural Development6-8pm - Guest Speaker, Eric Johnson, USDA Rural DevelopmentSpeaker:  Lindsey Pashow, Agriculture Business Development and Marketing Specialist with Harvest New York.This program will provide information regarding food products licen...

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value added

Value Added Workshop

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

1-3 pm - Guest Speaker, Gary Pereira, USDA Rural Development6-8pm - Guest Speaker, Eric Johnson, USDA Rural DevelopmentSpeaker:  Lindsey Pashow, Agriculture Business Development and Marketing Specialist with Harvest New York.This program will provide information regarding food products licen...

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monday night mindblower

Monday Night Mind Blowers

Monday, December 2, 2019

Come to the Extension 4H Office – open to all 4-H members whether you are a club or independent member! Bring a friend, check out what 4H has to offer you! Come to one, come to all! Sign-ups are appreciated by 4pm on the Friday before the meeting so we have enough materials. If you don’t sign...

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tractor

Buying Your First Tractor

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

In this highly interactive workshop, we will go through the process of owning your first tractor. Topics include maintenance, tractor safety, tractor operation information, and tractor and attachment overview on multiple brands from local dealerships. Please register. https://reg.cce.cornell....

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Tractor safety

Buying Your First Tractor

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

In this highly interactive workshop, we will go through the process of owning your first tractor. Topics include maintenance, tractor safety, tractor operation information, and tractor and attachment overview on multiple brands from local dealerships. Please register.

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4-H Leadership skills

4-H Leader Training

Saturday, December 7, 2019

~ Lewis County 4-H ~Volunteer Leader TrainingDecember 7, 20198:30-9:30amCornell Cooperative Extension, Education Center7395 East Road, Lowville, NYAll 4-H volunteers are required to attend the annual volunteer training before they become approved as volunteers. This training introduces you to ...

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centerpiece

4-H Holiday Centerpieces Workshop

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Sheila Lisk of Lisk Florals will be guiding us as we create holiday centerpieces.Register before November 25th to reserve your spot!

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business

Regional FBM Office Hours

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The regional Farm Business Management Specialist will be hosting regular "office hours" in each county.  The dates listed above give farmers a chance to bring their questions on any of the following topics: AccountingFinancial StatementsBudgetingBusiness PlansMarketingEmployee HiringEmplo...

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pesticide

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Training

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Do you want to buy and apply restricted use pesticides for your own farm?This is short course will provide an overview of the certified pesticide applicator laws and regulations.It will also cover the key concepts that pesticide applicators need to learn prior to taking the applicator certif...

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barn wood

Banking on Barn Wood

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

This free in-depth presentation is a great foundation for those looking to remove old barns from their property. Topics will include barn wood prices, how to market and list your barn for sale, the dismantlement process, and what to look for in potential contractors.

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monday night mindblower

Enjoy Giving to Others?!?!

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Well here is your opportunity to do just that, we are looking for 4-H members to help us give back to the nursing home here in Lowville.Join us on December 14th from 10am–12:30pm at the Extension Office.We will be creating tie knot fleece lap blankets and wheelchair bags for the elderly wh...

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monday night mindblower

Monday Night Mind Blowers

Monday, December 16, 2019

Come to the Extension 4H Office – open to all 4-H members whether you are a club or independent member! Bring a friend, check out what 4H has to offer you! Come to one, come to all! Sign-ups are appreciated by 4pm on the Friday before the meeting so we have enough materials. If you don’t sign...

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A solitary bee, Anthidium florentinum (family Megachilidae), visiting Lantana

Beekeeper Meeting

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Calling All Beekeepers... Whether you are just getting started or have experience keeping bees in the area, come join us!Meetings will continually be held every third Tuesday of the month. Meet other local beekeepers, learn new information and share your knowledge.

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A solitary bee, Anthidium florentinum (family Megachilidae), visiting Lantana

Beekeeper Meeting

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Calling All Beekeepers... Whether you are just getting started or have experience keeping bees in the area, come join us!Meetings will continually be held every third Tuesday of the month. Meet other local beekeepers, learn new information and share your knowledge.

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Feeding time in the free stall heifer barns at Brubaker Farms, which is both a diary and green energy producer in Mount Joy, PA on March 19, 2011.

Dairy Day

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Join us for the main dairy program offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension this winter in the North Country. This 1-day seminar will provide the latest information on dairy production and management, emerging trends, local research updates, and a keynote address about milk prices and markets. Ag...

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A solitary bee, Anthidium florentinum (family Megachilidae), visiting Lantana

Beekeeper Meeting

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Calling All Beekeepers... Whether you are just getting started or have experience keeping bees in the area, come join us!Meetings will continually be held every third Tuesday of the month. Meet other local beekeepers, learn new information and share your knowledge.

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