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Posted: February 22 2011

Small Farms Update is intended as a resource for farmers and agricultural service providers in New York, and is provided to you by Cornell’s Small Farms Program. Our mission is to foster the sustainability of diverse, thriving small farms that contribute to food security, healthy rural communities, and the environment. Our work is made possible by a network of close partnerships among Cornell faculty and staff, Cornell Cooperative Extension educators and staff, NYS agriculture support agencies, non profit agriculture organizations and farmers.
February 15th 2011 Small Farms Update
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  • New Beginning Farmer Website Unveiled
  • Spaces still open in BF 201 Online Course

Upcoming Events

  • Beginning Farmer Training Calendar
  • Grazing Calendar
  • Cornell Sheep Program Calendar
  • Other Featured Events

Career etc. Opportunities

  • Internships at the Seed Library, Hudson Valley  NY – Due February 27th
  • Green Roof Plant Nursery Manager Enfield  NY
  • Permanent Greenhouse Grower, Dutchess County
  • NY Tenant Farmer/Business Partner Wanted – Catskills  NY

Funding Opportunities

  • Free Assessments and Incentives Available for Farm Energy Upgrades
  • Technical Assistance Support Offered to Biomass Energy Entrepreneurs - Due March 1
  • Special Research Grants Program - Pest Management Alternatives - Due March 3
  • Farmers with Disabilities Program – Due March 10
  • USDA Crop Insurance for New York Spring Crops - March 15
  • Farmers Market Great Barn Giveaway – Due May 16


  • The Pesticide Management Education Program - Distance Learning Center
  • Organic Apple Production and Marketing Webinar – Now Available Online

Program Highlight

  • New Beginning Farmer Website Unveiled


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