Keep your fruits, veggies, ornamentals and orchards safe from hungry bugs, invasive weeds and biological impacts through Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
Join us on May 21 at Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights, for this full spectrum workshop,"Integrated Pest Management for Fruits, Vegetables, Nurseries & Greenhouses"from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $25 and includes a local foods lunch. Register easily and quickly online. Read more
Dairy sheep producers supplementing value-added sheep milk products to their business operations are invited to this free farm tour in Marathon, NY. Share stories with fellow farmers on the ride to-and-from the facility. Sheep producers (apprentice to experienced) and livestock operators considering adding dairy animals to their business bottom lines are encouraged to attend. Contact Kim Holden at (607) 865-7090 to register, ride share and more information.
Sheep & Goat Producer Group Farm Tour at Northland Sheep Dairy
The Catskills Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT) announced its 2013 field day and farmer training schedule today at www.CatskillsCRAFT.org. CRAFT offers farmer-to-farmer learning and access to the social network and culture of the local farming community.
From June through November, farmers and gardeners are invited to gather at a farm for an instructional visit and tour. Six events are planned for the 2013 season. Each visit includes an overview of the farm as well as a hands-on demonstration of one or two specific topics. The end of the season closes with a contradance celebration. Read more
Over the last three months, we've added a few staff members ready to help you with conservation easements, whole farm plans and other water quality business at your farm or woodland property. Be on the lookout for: