2021 Spring Turn-Out Grazier Meeting
April 29, 2021
Online Zoom Meeting
HostCCE Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Program
email Aaron Gabriel
- Livestock Management: How to select and adapt sheep, goats, and beef, to your grazing operation
- Pasture Management: The value and management of chicory, plantain, dandelions, and native forbs in your pasture.
- Business Management: How to spend money and different types of money on the farm
Registration fees: $5 per person for residents of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer and Washington Counties, $10 per person for all other areas.
Register online at https://tinyurl.com/SpringTurnOut2021 by April 28, 2021 to receive the internet link to the meeting. If you need assistance with registration, please call (518)765-3518 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For program questions, please contact:
Ashley Pierce: email@example.com, 518-649-0267
Aaron Gabriel: firstname.lastname@example.org, 518-380-1496
Dayton Maxwell: email@example.com, 518-380-1498
To practice using the Zoom platform, access the link you receive in your confirmation email at 6:30pm the day of the meeting.
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