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Log-grown Shiitake Mushrooms
By columbiagreene on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 - 8:09 am
The cultivation of shiitake mushrooms offers farmers and woodlot owners a good opportunity to utilize their forested lands while turning a profit. Startup costs are low, and previous Cornell research indicates that profitability can be achieved in the... Read more
By columbiagreene on Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 - 11:56 am
Are you interested in exploring how to grow your own mushrooms or perhaps start a small scale mushroom operation? Participants in this workshop will learn various techniques for growing different species of mushrooms using a variety of materials. You will... Read more
By columbiagreene on Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017 - 10:54 am
Join us to learn about domestic production of Chinese medicinal herbs. Jean Giblette of High Falls Foundation will give a free presentation on this emerging market opportunity for farmers and woodlot owners. Several tree, shrub and forest edge plants have... Read more
By columbiagreene on Thursday, Mar. 2, 2017 - 11:25 am
Experiance a taste of the "sweet world of maple sugaring" as part of the New York Maple weekend at CCE's Agroforestry Resource Center. The event will provide an opportunity to learn about sugar mapling procedures, including demonstrations in our own sugar... Read more
By columbiagreene on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:04 am
Join the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership and CCE Columbia and Greene Counties at the Agroforestry Resource Center on Wednesday, March 1st for a workshop on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. This tiny insect is threatening hemlocks across the Hudson... Read more
By columbiagreene on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 - 2:45 pm
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to use new maps that were made just for Greene County.  This training, presented by Gretchen Stevens with Hudsonia will provide guided hands-on exploration of what the maps show and how to use them.  The maps are... Read more
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