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- Food Safety: Research and education to help growers meet Quality Assurance and Food Safety Certification Standards and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)
- Variety Evaluation & Market Development: Unbiased results from local on-farm trials and marketing education on promoting local foods and new crops
- Pest Management: Understanding pest biology and effective control strategies, identifying new pests and pest alerts
- Cultural Practices: Educating growers on nutrient management, yield enhancement and season extension
- Soil Health: Educating growers on cover crops, reduced tillage, reduced compaction, increased organic matter and improved soil health
- Business Management: Resources and education for growers to help manage finances, labor, adapt to changing markets and many other aspects to running a successful farm
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Satellite ($175.00) - For those outside of the participating counties.
Apple Grower Listening Session - USDA RMA Crop Insurance
June 28, 2023
The Risk Management Agency (RMA) is inviting interested parties to participate in a listening session to discuss the proposed changes to the apple crop insurance program. These proposed changes were published in a Proposed Rule with request for comments on December 16, 2021.
RMA invited public comments on this rule through April 15, 2022. RMA received comments to the Proposed Rule from approximately 200 interested parties. RMA is taking this opportunity to engage with interested parties to clarify the intent of the Proposed Rule before finalizing changes.
Small Fruit Opportunities for Small Farms
July 11, 2023
$10 per farm
Pre register by Monday, July 10th at 9 am
Join us for a field afternoon at the Cornell Willsboro Research Farm and Juniper Hill Farm in Essex County to learn about growing small fruit crops in northern New York. We'll discuss considerations for site selection, varieties, pruning, integrated pest management, marketing, and more. In addition to strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries, we'll cover novelty small fruits and nuts for specialty markets and hear from local producers who grow them.
1.75 DEC credits approved in categories 1A, 10, and 22
Rain date: This event will be held at the same time on Thursday, July 13th if thunderstorms and/or significant rain are predicted on the 11th