Event Details


April 2, 2020


1pm - 4pm


Seneca Nation of Indians' Cattaraugus Community Center Multipurpose Room
12767 Route 438 (Four Mile Level Road)
Irving, NY 14081


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County
Jolie Hibit
716-652-5400 ext. 176


***CANCELLED*** Minding Your Marketing Ps and Qs Starts with a Marketing Plan

April 2, 2020

***CANCELLED*** Minding Your Marketing Ps and Qs Starts with a Marketing Plan
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County will be offering a workshop for anyone interested in gaining foundational knowledge about creating a marketing plan for agricultural businesses. A Taste NY presentation will also be given to learn more about opportunities and logistics for selling in the Taste NY Market at the Western NY Welcome Center. 

The class will take place on Thursday, April 2 2020 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm at the Seneca Nation of Indians' Cattaraugus Community Center Multipurpose Room, 12767 Route 438 (Four Mile Level Road), Irving, NY, 14081.

Registration is $15/person ($10 for CCE Erie Ag Enrolled). Beginning farmers, veterans/military families as well as individuals of all backgrounds and farming/market gardening experience levels are encouraged to attend. 

Register online or contact Jolie Hibit (716) 652-5400 ext 176 / jah663@cornell.edu.

For more information regarding this workshop, please contact John Whitney at (716)796-3204 or email jrw44@cornell.edu.

Accommodations for persons with special needs may be requested by contacting Jolie Hibit (716)652-5400 ext 176 or jah663@cornell.edu at least 5 days prior to the event. 

About Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County (CCE Erie): CCE Erie helps residents and communities put knowledge to work to solve real-life problems with research based solutions in Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, Nutrition, and Consumer Horticulture.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities; and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

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May 27, 2020

A short webinar on the basics of the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) that is available to producers. Folks will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance from the county FSA Executive Directors.

Please register by clicking here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please note that this registration link is through Zoom, not our site directly.  

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Grazing & Forage Season Extension Webinar Series: Summer Annuals

May 29, 2020
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

This webinar will discuss warm-season annuals suitable for grazing or stored forage as an alternative to traditional hay, pasture, or silage. This includes species-specific information, planting times, management, feed considerations, and associated environmental benefits. Our speaker is Caleb Goossen, Ph.D., an organic crop and conservation specialist with the Maine Organic Farming and Gardeners Association.
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Virtual Advanced Dairy Nutrition Short-course

June 1 - June 4, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT daily

Virtual Advanced Dairy Nutrition Shortcourse
June 1 to 4, 2020 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT daily

$250 per person

In addition to the live feed, all registrants will have access to electronic course materials and recorded sessions (after the live event). Join us live during the week of June 1 to 4 or watch sessions on-demand later.
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From our Team to Yours: COVID-19 Resources for Dairy Farmers

The South Central NY Dairy and Field Crops Team has compiled a list of articles on their blog that we think may be useful to dairy producers and their service providers as we all navigate the COVID-19 situation. Please stay safe and reach out to our team if you have questions or need help finding information. We are here to help with tools and resources to support all of the normal day-to-day dairy, livestock, and field crop management considerations, in addition to emerging topics related to COVID-19.

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This month's report shows some price optimism and offers CFAP information for dairy producers. Dairy Market Watch is an educational newsletter to keep producers informed of changing market factors affecting the dairy industry. Dairy Market Watch is published on the last Tuesday of every month, funded in part by Cornell Pro-Dairy, and is compiled by Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Business Management Specialist with the Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program.

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